The midterm exam is worth 25% of the course grade. Please see the midterm guide.
The final exam is worth 25% of the course grade. Please see the final exam guide.
Your weekly assignment is to do the readings specified in the schedule below. Much of this course is based on discussion and questions, which are made much more difficult if you have not done the reading.
There will additionally be two major assignments, each worth 25% of your course grade.
Note: This schedule is approximate and subject to change depending on speed of coverage or other circumstances.
|Jan 7||Class canceled due to snow.||None|
|Jan 14||Intro/Review of computer networks||Chapters 1 - 4|
|Jan 21||Addressing||Chapters 5,6|
|Jan 28||Class Cancelled due to snow||None|
|Feb 4||IP Forwarding, UDP||Chapters 7, 8, 10|
|Feb 11||TCP, Routing||Chapters 11, 13|
|Feb 18||Midterm Exam, Sockets Programming||N/A|
|Feb 25||Routing||Chapter 14|
|Mar 4||Spring Break - no class||N/A|
|Mar 11||Label Switching||Chapters 16, 17|
|Mar 18||Security, VPN, Overlay Networks||Chapters 29, 19|
|Mar 25||Autoconfiguration||Chapter 22|
|Apr 1||DNS, Web, Email||Chapters 23 - 25|
|Apr 8||Voice over IP||Chapter 26|
|Apr 15||Software Defined Networking||Chapter 29|
|Apr 22||Final Exam||N/A|