CS 6390 - Advanced
In this course, we will cover both the classical/fundamental
topics in computer networks and a number of current/recent research topics
related to modern computer networks. Most of the advanced research topics are
relevant to Internet related research topics and they are mostly in Layer 3 and
above (we will not be looking at problems in DLL or in physical layer). Most of
the classical topics will be covered following the Peterson and Davie book. The
research topics will be covered by reading/following the research papers (I
will provide a list of papers with pointers to soft copies).
Lecture time and place: Monday/Wednesday 1:00pm to 2:15pm in ECS
Dr. Kamil Sarac ([email protected])
Office: ES 4.207
Phone: 972 883 2337
Office hours: Monday/Wednesday
11:30am to 12:30pm and by appointment at other times
Ashkan Yousefpour ([email protected])
Office: OpenLab - ECSS 2.104A1
Thursdays 2pm to 3pm and Fridays 1pm to 2pm
- Class participation in
terms of asking questions is highly encouraged. Please do not
hesitate to ask questions no matter how simple you
might think the answer could be. This type of interaction helps improve
the effectiveness of the class and breaks the monotony.
- The presentation slides
will be available on the e-Learning system. I will try to put them up
before each class meeting but no guarantees on that.
should be returned before/on due date and on time. NO LATE HOMEWORK will
- Unless otherwise stated,
all the home works should be your own work. You may discuss your solution
ideas with your class mates but the final solutions you return should be
your own work.
- After the grades for
your mid-term and assignments are announced, you will have one week to
appeal for your grades. So, please keep this in mind if you think that
there is a problem/issue with the grading of your work.
- You should plan on
taking the exams on the scheduled times. No late/early exams unless in case
of an emergency situation such as health emergency or similar
un-avoid-able situations and you need to provide convincing documentation
for it. The exams will be closed books and closed notes. No calculators
(unless otherwise stated) and no other electronic devices such as cell
phones, beepers, etc. should be used during the exam.