EECS148: Introduction to Computer Networks, Spring 2011

Lecture Schedule and Materials

This tentative schedule will be updated throughout the quarter.

Week Lecture Date Topic Chapters to Read Materials Posted
1 1 Tue 3/29 What is the Internet
Access Technologies
1.1
1.2
slides
2 Thu 3/31 Network Core
Performance Metrics
1.3
1.4
slides
2 3 Tue 4/5 Layering
Security, History
Applications
1.5-1.7
2.1
slides
slides
4 Thu 4/7 HTTP, FTP 2.2-2.3 slides
hw1
3 5 Tue 4/12 NO CLASS
6 Thu 4/14 SMTP 2.4 slides
makeup Fri 4/15 DNS 2.5 slides
4 7 Tue 4/19 P2P
Intro to Transport
2.6
3.1-3.2

8 Thu 4/21 Intro cont'd and UDP
Reliable Transport

3.3-3.4
5 9 Tue 4/26 Reliable Transport Cont'd 3.4 hw2,PingLab
10 Thu 4/28 TCP's reliability
Intro to Congestion Control
3.5
3.6
hw1sol
6 11 Tue 5/3 TCP's Congestion Control 3.7 details on HW1.2
12 Thu 5/5 MIDTERM
7 13 Tue 5/10 Intro to Network Layer 4.1-4.3 midterm solution
hw2 scanned, hw2sol
slides: Ch4-part1
14 Thu 5/12 IP addresses, NAT 4.4.1-3 slides: Ch4-part2
8 15 Tue 5/17 IPv6
Link-State Algorithms
4.4.4
4.5.1
slides: Ch4-part3
16 Thu 5/19 Distance Vector
Hierarchical Routing
4.5.2
4.5.3
hw3
9 17 Tue 5/24 Routing Protocols
Broadcast (optional)
Link Layer Intro
4.5
4.7.1
5.1
slides: Ch4-part4
18 Thu 5/26 Error Detection
MAC: partitioning, Aloha
5.2
5.3.1, 5.3.2
slides: Ch5-part1
hw4
10 19 Tue 5/31 MAC cont'd: CSMA +
MAC addresses and ARP
5.3.2.-5.3.4
5.4
slides: Ch5-part2
CSMA/CD Example Problem
20 Thu 6/2 Review of CSMA
Concluding Remarks
- slides
hw3sol
hw4sol
11 Thu 6/9
1:30-3:30pm
FINAL EXAM