CS 396M class schedule (This schedule will be revised and updated frequently.)

 Spring 2014,  Instructor:  Simon S. Lam

Date Topic Notes Slides (will be revised just prior to lecture)
Jan 15 Course description

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Jan 17 Little's Law, Packet scheduling: queueing analysis and Conservation Law Read lecture slides of Chapters 1, 3, and 4 of my undergraduate Computer Networks class for basic knowledge of networking  
Jan 22 Packet scheduling: HOL priority service     download
Jan 24  UT closed due to snow     
Jan 29 Packet scheduling (cont.)
Secure group communications
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Jan 31 Secure group communications (cont.) Homework #1 assigned  
Feb 5 Erasure codes        download 
Feb 7  UT closed due to cold weather     
Feb  12 Digital signatures for flows and multicasts Homework #1 due in class   download 
Feb  14 Digital signatures (cont.);
Sliding window protocol
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Feb  19 Slidng window protocol (cont.);
TCP congestion control
   
Feb 21 TCP congestion control (cont.)

Homework #2 assigned  
Feb 26 TCP congestion control (cont.);
GAIMD congestion control

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Feb 28 GAIMD congestion control (cont.);
Packet scheduling: WFQ and Virtual Clock
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Mar 5 Packet scheduling: WFQ and Virtual Clock (cont.); deterministic end-to-end delay bounds Homework #2 due in class    download 
Mar 7 Packet scheduling: deterministic end-to-end delay bounds (cont.) Homework #3 assigned  
Mar 12 & 14 Spring Break Spring Break  
Mar 19 Bloom filters         download 
Mar 19 Proposal for term paper (hard copy) due in class (readme) Late penalty of 1% of term paper grade per calendar day your submission is late  
Mar 21 Ad hoc network security     download 
Mar 26 Sensor network security
Homework #3 due in class      download 
Mar 28 Exam (in class)    
Apr 2 Virtual Coordinates
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Apr 4 Virtual coordinates (cont.); Greedy routing and distributed Delaunay triangulation
Draw lots in class to determine term paper presentation order   download 
Apr 9 Greedy routing and distributed Delaunay triangulation (cont.) Homework #4
 
Apr 11 Term paper (hard copy) due in class (readme). Please also email a soft copy (pdf file) to me for my class folder. Late penalty of 5% of term paper grade per calendar day your submission is late  
Apr 11 Greedy Distance Vector (GDV) Routing
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Apr 16 RUOHAN, ESHAN, TISHA
 
Apr 18 WEI-JU, SABARISH, ASHER Homework #4 due in class
 
Apr 23 SHRUTI, JACOB, GANAPATHI
 
Apr 25 EN-HSU, MUBASHIR, PRAVESH



 
 
Apr 30 HENRY, LIJIA, VINEET  
 
May 2 SHUN, DHEERAJ, JOHN