By the end of this week, I will have covered the historical review of
telephone nets (circuit switched, voice networks), basic Internet technology (packet switched, datagram networks) reminders, and the comparison with B-ISDN and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (Cell Switched, virtual circuit) Networks.
From Monday 19th, til end of next week, I'll be covering
systems design in general, layered protocol designs, specifically, a quick
overview of different implementation strategies, and then a very quick tour through the immensely thick alphabet soup of protocols - all of Part II (hopefully!) on