General and Historic Course Information
Course Information and Procedures | Academic Honesty Policies | Student Disabilities : last modified 21 Oct 08
Required Text: Computer Networks, Fourth Edition, Andrew Tanenbaum | Networks Reference Textbooks : last modified 28 Oct 08
Recommended Text: TCP/IP Sockets in C, Practical Guide for Programmers, Michael Donahoo and Ken Calvert
The undergraduate Computer Networks course has been restructured to provide more emphasis on
Wireless Local Area Networks.
The impact on the lectures is that some early material will be presented "out-of-order" to enable the students to get an early start on the programming assignments.
Course Syllabus (pdf)
: last modified 19 Oct 08
Class List (pdf) : last modified 8 Nov 08
Programming Teams (pdf) : last modified 2 Dec 08
Teams Demo Schedule (pdf) : last modified
All the programming assignments were significantly revamped in B05 after Hurricane Katrina.
As a small token towards our awareness of the tragedies that have befallen the people of the U.S. Gulf Coast, all the programming assignments share a common theme of building software that could be seen in a context of providing technology assistance to disaster evacuees.
To keep the student programming effort reasonable for a seven week term, all the assignments except Program 1 are to be completed by three-person teams.
Choosing team partners:
ALL three members MUST send an email to rek indicating that they agree to be a team by Monday, November 10th by 6 p.m.
Those students remaining as 'free agents' will be assigned to teams.
Each team must participate in a REQUIRED 30-minute office hour meeting to discuss their design report by 5 p.m. on Friday, November 14th.
Program 1 (pdf)
: last modified 4 Nov 08
Program 2 (pdf) : last modified 22 Oct 08
Design Report (pdf) : last modified 24 Oct 08
Assignment 3: WLAN Measurement Test Design (pdf) : last modified 3 Dec 08 Wireless Measurement Tools
Program 4 (pdf) : last modified 24 Oct 08
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|Answer Q14 Midterm B07 (pdf)|
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|Help Session 3 [B07]||ppt||Updated:||Help Session 3 [B06]||ppt||Updated: 27 Nov 06|
|Introduction: Network Definitions and Classification||ppt||Updated: 28 Oct 08||Internet, HTTP and DNS Examples||ppt||Updated: 24 Oct 08||TCP Sockets||ppt||Updated: 24 Oct 08||Network Performance Measures||ppt||Updated: 28 Oct 08||Network Switching||ppt||Updated: 3 Nov 08||Sample Network Delay Problems||ppt||Updated: 15 Nov 08||OSI Reference Model||ppt||Updated: 2 Nov 08||Physical Layer||ppt||Updated: 5 Nov 08||Data Encoding||ppt||Updated: 5 Nov 08||Transmission Media||ppt||Updated: 7 Nov 08||Transmission Errors||ppt||Updated: 9 Nov 08||Bit and Byte Stuffing||ppt||Updated: 10 Nov 08||Data Link Layer||ppt||Updated: 13 Nov 08||Local Area Networks||ppt||Updated: 13 Nov 08||Ethernet||ppt||Updated: 20 Nov 08||Wireless LANs||ppt||Updated: 30 Nov 08||Computer Network Performance Evaluation||
|| ||Updated: 16 Nov 06||"Characterization of 802.11 Wireless Networks in the Home"||ppt||Updated: 1 Dec 08||"Performance Analysis of the Intertwined Effects between Network Layers for 802.11g Transmissions"||ppt||Updated: 4 Dec 08||Bridges||ppt||Updated: 23 Nov 08||Token Ring and FDDI||ppt||Updated: 2 Dec 08||Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet||ppt||Updated: 2 Dec 08||SONET||ppt||Updated: 4 Dec 08||ATM||ppt||Updated: 11 Dec 08||Network Layer||ppt||Updated: 15 Dec 08||TCP Sliding Windows||ppt||Updated: 14 Dec 08||TCP Congestion Control||ppt||Updated: 14 Dec 08||Distributed Denial of Service Tutorial||ppt||Updated:|
Last modified: 15 December 2008Bob Kinicki