List of Protocols Taught

List* of Protocols Taught:
(*Non-exhaustive as some protocols we have taught are proprietary and not included).

Voice: Analog and Digital systems, FDM-based multiplexing versus TDM-based Digital multiplexing, PCM/ADPCM, PBXs, ADCs, Channel Banks, Key Systems, POTS service, CENTREX service, Computer-Telephony Interfaces (CTI via SCAI or CSTA), BRI & PRI ISDN, DS1/ESF/B8ZS, Q.931/Q.2931 Access Signaling, SS7 Network Control, STPs, SCPs, Voice-Centric VPNs, Virtual Numbering Plans, Local Number Portability, 911/E-911 (28).

Data: Private Line, Circuit-Switched, X.25 (LAP-B and LAP-D), LANs (802.1, 2, 3, 5, 11, 17), WANs (Frame Relay, SMDS, ATM), Prioritization (802.1p, ToS/Diffserv, CES, RSVP, WFQ), Layer 1 Hubs, Layer 2 switching, Spanning Tree and Rapid Spanning Tree, Layer 3 routing, IP, TCP/UDP, Gateways, Gatekeepers, VoIP/MMoIP/FoIP/TDMoIP, Data VPNs (Extranets and Intranets), DOS/DDOS attacks, Resilient Packet Ring developments (36).

Video: Lossless and Lossey Encoding, Motion Compensation Prediction and DCT, Satellite and Terrestrial delivery (LOS and NLOS) (6).

Wired-Access: Local Loops, Loaded Loops (and Loading Coils), xDSL, Coax-based cable systems, one-way and two-way cable distribution systems, high-frequency roll-offs and trade-offs for high-bandwidth services, DS0/DS1/DS2/DS3 access, SONET/SDH hierarchies, WDM/CWDM/DWDM, laser-based versus LED-based fiber systems (single-mode versus multi-mode fibers), BLSR/UPSR ring architectures (22).

Wireless-Access: Cellular Systems via FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, GSM, Third-Generation Wireless, LOS and NLOS access, MDS, MMDS, ITFS channels and competitors, 802.11(a) [5 GHz] and 802.11(b) [2.4 GHz] WLAN backbone technologies, 1.9 or 2.0 GHz PCS bandwidth, 911/E-911 challenges, “Location” technologies, Pre-WiMAX Point-to-Multipoint technologies (e.g. Motorola Canopy®) (17).