EECS148: Introduction to Computer Networks, Spring 2012

Lecture Schedule and Materials

This tentative schedule will be updated throughout the quarter.

Week Lecture Date Topic and Slides Reading Other Materials
1 1 Mon 4/2 Syllabus
Internet, Network Edge
1.1-1.2
2 Wed 4/4 Network Core, Performance Measures 1.3 -1.4
3 Fri 4/6 Layering, History 1.5, 1.7 hw1
2 4 Mon 4/9 Fun note
Applications, HTTP
2.1-2.2
5 Wed 4/11 FTP, Email 2.3-2.4
6 Fri 4/13 DNS 2.5
3 7 Mon 4/16 P2P (Bittorrent, skype) 2.6.1, 2.6.3
8 Wed 4/18 Transport Protocols, UDP 3.1-3.3 hw1sol
9 Fri 4/20 Reliable Data Transfer 3.4.1-3.4.2 hw2
4 10 Mon 4/23 GBN vs. SR 3.4.3-3.4.4
11 Wed 4/25 TCP segment and reliability 3.5.1-3.5.4
12 Fri 4/27 TCP congestion control 3.6.1-2
5 13 Mon 4/30 TCP Congestion Control cont'd 3.7
14 Wed 5/2 TCP fairness + summary 3.7.1 sample midterm
HW2 instructions
15 Fri 5/4 Intro to network layer 4.1-3 hw2sol
6 16 Mon 5/7 MIDTERM
17 Wed 5/9 IP Addressing 4.4.1-2
18 Fri 5/11 DHCP, NAT, IPv6, ICMP 4.4.3-4
7 19 Mon 5/14 Link State Routing Alg 4.5.1
20 Wed 5/16 Distance Vector Routing Alg
Hierarchical Routing
4.5.2
4.5.3
hw3
21 Fri 5/18 protocols: RIP, OSPF, BGP 4.6 midterm solution
8 22 Mon 5/21 Link Layer: intro, errors 5.1-5.2
23 Wed 5/23 Multiple Access Protocols (Aloha, Slotted Aloha) 5.3.1-5.3.2
24 Fri 5/25 MAC cont'd (CSMA), ARP 5.3.2-5.3.3, 5.4
9 - Mon 5/28 Memorial Day
(no class)
25 Wed 5/30 Ethernet Switches 5.5 5.6.1-5.6.4 hw3sol
hw4
26 Fri 6/1 CSMA cont'd
Example: A Web Request
5.9
10 27 Mon 6/41 Wireless Links and Networks 6.1-6.2
28 Wed 6/6 WiFi: 802.11 6.3.1-6.3.5
29 Fri 6/8 Review , sample final hw4sol
11 Wed 6/13
10:30am-12:30pm
FINAL EXAM