Week 11: Data Link Layer

Error detection and correction, multiple access protocols, Ethernet, ARP, neighbor discovery, LAN multicast, switched LANs, VLANs

Lecture notes:
Data Link Layer - Lecture slides (6 per page)
Terms with which you should be familiar:
MAC, error detection and correction, parity, two-dimensional parity, error correcting codes, forward error correction (FEC), checksum, Internet checksum, cyclic redundancy check (CRC), generator, multiple access protocols, point-to-point links, broadcast links, TDM, FDM, random access protocols, slotted ALOHA, Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection (CSMA/CD), collision, binary exponential backoff, polling, token passing, ethernet, NBASE-T, jumbo frame, Extended Unique Identifier (EUI), MAC address, Address resolution protocol (ARP), ARP table, IPv6 neighbor discovery, ethernet multicast, mapping IP multicast address to ethernet MAC, switched ethernet, switch table, self-learning, Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN), VLAN Trunking.