CMSC 417

Computer Networking

Professor:Tas:
Dr. Jeff Hollingsworth Feng Peng Seungjoon Lee
4161 AV Williams (1151 for office hours) (1151 for office hours)
301 405-2708
hollings@cs.umd.edu pengfeng@cs.umd.edu slee@cs.umd.edu
Office Hours: Office Hours: Office Hours:
Tu 11-12 AM, W 10-11 AM M 11:30-1:30, Th 1-3 M 2:30-4:30, F 2:30-4:30
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This class provides an introduction to computer networking. It will cover basic networking concepts and algorithms. We will also discuss several existing local and wide area networks to understand the design tradeoffs.

The programming project in this class will be to simulate a network of IPv6 routers and to create an implementation of a reliable transport protocol on top of your IPv6 environment. This project is large and will require a substantial amount. Projects will be done individually.

Academic Integrity:

"Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful." Samuel Johnson (The History of Rasselas, ch. 41 (1759)).

Please read the statement on academic integrity.

Handouts:

  • Syllabus
  • UNIX System Calls and Interprocess Communication
  • Exams:
  • Midterm #1 - Tuesday, Oct 9 (in class) (Solution)
  • Sample Exam #1, (Solution)
  • Sample Exam #2, (Solution)
  • Sample Exam #3
  • Midterm #2 - Thursday, Nov 8 (in class) (Solution)
  • Sample Exam #1
  • Sample Exam #2, (Solution)
  • Sample Exam #3 (Solution)
  • Final - Monday, Dec 17 (10:30-12:30 pm) (same room as lecture)
  • Sample Final Exam #1
  • Sample Final Exam #2
  • Sample Final Exam #3
  • Lectures:

  • Lecture 1 (8/30/2001)
  • Lecture 2 (9/4/2001)
  • Lecture 3 (9/6/2001)
  • Lecture 4 (9/11/2001)
  • Lecture 5 (9/13/2001)
  • Lecture 6 (9/18/2001)
  • Lecture 7 (9/20/2001)
  • Lecture 8 (9/25/2001)
  • Lecture 9 (9/27/2001)
  • Lecture 10 (10/2/2001)
  • Lecture 11 (10/4/2001)
  • Lecture 12 (10/11/2001)
  • Lecture 13 (10/16/2001)
  • Lecture 14 (10/18/2001)
  • Lecture 15 (10/23/2001)
  • Lecture 16 (10/25/2001)
  • Lecture 17 (10/30/2001)
  • Lecture 18 (11/1/2001)
  • Lecture 19 (11/6/2001)
  • Lecture 20 (11/13/2001)
  • Lecture 21 (11/20/2001)
  • Lecture 22 (11/27/2001)
  • Lecture 23 (11/29/2001)
  • Lecture 24 (12/4/2001)
  • Lecture 25 (12/6/2001)
  • Lecture 26 (12/11/2001)
  • Projects (late policy):
  • Programming Assignment #1 (due 9/10/01)
  • Guidelines for program #1
  • Programming Assignment #2, HTML, PDF (due 9/26/01)
  • queue.h
  • Programming Assignment #3 (due 10/24/01)
  • Programming Assignment #4 (due 11/15/01) Programming Assignment #5 (due 12/10/01)

    This page will be updated throughout the class to provide online access to course materials.

    This page and all problem sets, lecture notes, and exams linked to it are copyrighted. Use of these pages for the class CMSC417 at the University of Maryland is permitted. Any other use requires permission of the author (Jeffrey K. Hollingsworth, hollings@cs.umd.edu).