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MOOC Internet Measurements: a Hands-on Introduction

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This MOOC is a hands-on introduction to internet measurements. You will see how to make these measurements and understand what you can and cannot learn from them.

MOOC sur FUN-MOOC - du 18.09.17 au 13.11.2017
Auteur(s): Timur Friedman, Renata Teixeira

Présentation du MOOC Internet Measurements : a Hands-on Introduction

Informations pratiques sur le MOOC

  • Type: MOOC : cours en ligne, quiz, exercices, attestation de réussite
  • Temps d'apprentissage: 5 semaines
  • Niveau: Enseignement supérieur, master
  • Durée d'exécution: de 02h00/ à 03h00/semaine
  • Langues: anglais
  • Contenu: vidéos
  • Public cible: étudiants et professionels
  • Age attendu: 21 et +
  • Droits: License Creative Commons BY-NC-ND

Description du MOOC

This MOOC is a hands-on introduction to internet measurements. You will learn about :

  • measuring the structure of the internet and the routes through that structure
  • delays, losses and connectivity
  • bandwidth
  • traffic

You will :

  • see how to make these measurements
  • understand what you can and cannot learn from them

This MOOC provides you with the ability to launch measurements on PlanetLab Europe, a platform consisting of internet connected servers at over 150 locations around the continent.

This MOOC is structured in 5 weeks. Each week, around 6 course sequences will be available with video lectures, supplementary ressources, associated quiz and applicative exercises.

Plan du MOOC

  • Week 1 : Introduction
  • Week 2 : Topology and routes
  • Week 3 : Connectivity, losses, latency, and geolocation
  • Week 4 : Bandwidth
  • Week 5 : Traffic Measurements

Évaluation

Students' work in the MOOC is assessed through weekly online quizzes based on the content of the videos. In addition, students are :

  • asked to perform measurements on the PlanetLab Europe platform through an interface provided by the course
  • quizzed on the results of these experiments
  • invited to conduct measurements from their own computers as additional exercises, which are not assessed

A certificate will be issued by FUN-MOOC, confirming successful completion of the MOOC.

Informations pédagogiques

Public

  • Public visé : Students in masters course and professionals.
  • Pré-requis : You will be ready for this course if you have the level of understanding of internet technology that comes from an advanced undergraduate course or a first Masters course in networking, or equivalent professional experience.

Objectif pédagogique du MOOC

  • Objectif : We teach you how to run measurements from any computer.

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Conditions d'utilisation :

  • Du cours : The course material is provided under Creative Commons License BY-NC-ND: the name of the author should always be mentioned ; the user can exploit the work except in a commercial context and he cannot make changes to the original work.
  • Des contenus produits par les participants : Except otherwise specified, the contents produced by participants are shared under Creative Commons License BY-NC-ND: the name of the author should always be mentioned ; the user can exploit the work except in a commercial context and he cannot make changes to the original work.

Documents annexes - MOOC Internet Measurements : a Hands-on Introduction

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Video thumbnail : Innovative space metrology. © sergey150770 / Can Stock Photo Inc.

1ère publication : 24.03.2016 - Mise à jour : 4.07.2017