CSCD 433 (499)
Advanced Networking
Spring 2018

Room:  CEB 228
CSCD 433 Time:  Wed    9:00 - 9:50 am
Instructor:  Carol Taylor
Office:  CEB 319a, Office hours: 11-12 am M, W F or Whenever I am in the Office
Phone:   509-359-6065

(Required) Computer Networks 5th Edition by Andrew Tanenbaum and David Wetherall, Publisher: Prentice Hall, 2011
Computer Networks Website:   Book Website
Book Link

This page covers the administrative aspects of the course such as grading, course goals and learning objectives. Links are provided to Assignments, Lecture notes, Relevant links and Labs. Please check the Assignments and Lecture Notes pages frequently since dates may change throughout the quarter. You are responsible for downloading the lecture notes and any supplemental reading prior to class

Course Goals

  • Learn about networks as systems including design principles, performance, software and hardware components
  • To explore Quality of Service (QOS) features of networks including protocols
  • To continue learning network programming, possible topics, QOS, P2P and Real Time Protocols
  • Learning Objectives

  • Study the design principles of the Internet as an example of a successful network that scales
  • Learn about network performance, how to perform measurement and tools
  • Study some specific software and hardware components and understand how they work
  • Study applications that require QOS features and learn which protocols support them
  • Write network programs to better understand network concepts
  • Important Links
    Lecture Notes from 2017
    Lecture Notes 2018
    Assignments from 2017
    Assignments 2018
    Relevant Links
    Labs from 2017
    Labs from 2018
    Project Description

    Communication with Instructor
    E-mail is my main form of communication. You may also call phone listed above, and leave me a message.

    This course is a mix of theory and applied concepts. Students are expected to be actively involved in learning and applying concepts. Consequently, grades will consist of a number of different components including programs, tests, labs/homework and for grad students one paper and one lecture. The following percentages will be used to compute your grade:

    Undergraduate Students
       25% Exams - 1 midterm
       40% Programs and other Assignments
       35% Class Project and Presentation

    Due Dates and Assignment Requirements
    All assignments are due on the date specified for the assignment.
    Assignment Requirements

    End of Syllabus