CS 356 Computer Networks (Fall 2013)

Class Schedule
(Please note that this schedule is subject to change and may be updated in the future)

Please write your UT EID on your assignment submissions (instead of your name) for confidentiality when papers are returned to you in class.

Class #

Date

Topic

Assignments

Assignment Due*

Lecture Notes

 

1

8/28 W

Course overview, goals, policies, grades, ...

Read KR Chap 1

 

chap 1 (download)

 
  9/2 M MLK holiday        

2

9/4 W

Computer Networks & Internet

Wireshark Intro

 

 

 

3

9/9 M

Computer Networks & Internet

 

 

 

 

4

9/11 W

Computer Networks & Internet

HW1

Wireshark Intro

 

 

5

9/16 M

CNS Career Fair (no class)

Read KR Chap 2

 

chap 2 (download)

 

6

9/18 W

Computer Networks & Internet; Application Layer

HW2

HW1

 

 

7

9/23 M

Application Layer

 

 

 

 

8

9/25 W

Application Layer

Wireshark (HTTP)

HW2

 

 

9

9/30 M

Application Layer

Program Lab 0, Read KR Chap 3

 

chap 3 (download)

 

10

10/2 W

Application Layer/Transport Layer

 

Wireshark (HTTP)

 

 

11

10/7 M

Transport Layer

 

 

 

 

 

10/9 W

turnin to TA by 11:59 p.m.

 

 Program Lab 0

 

 

12

10/9 W

Transport Layer

HW3

 

 

 

13

10/14 M

Transport Layer

Read KR Chap 4

 

chap 4 (download)

 

14

10/16 W

Transport Layer

 

HW3

 

 

15

10/21 M

Exam 1: in class, covering chapters 1,2,3.

 

 

 

 

16

10/23 W

Network Layer

Program Lab 1

 

 

 

17

10/28 M

Network Layer

 

 

 

 

18

10/30 W

Network Layer

 Read KR Chap 5

 

chap 5 (download)

 

19

11/4 M

Network Layer

 

 

 

 
  11/6 W turnin to TA by 11:59 p.m.   Program Lab 1    

20

11/6 W

Link Layer

HW4

 

 

 

21

11/11  M

Link Layer

 

 

 

 

 

22

11/13 W

Link Layer

HW5, Read KR Chap 6

HW4

chap 6 (download)

 

23

11/18 M

Wireless LANs

 Read KR Chap 8

 

chap 8 (download)

 

24

11/20 W

Network Security

Wireshark (Ethernet-ARP),

HW5

 

 

25

11/25 M

Network Security

 

 

 

 

26

11/27 W

Network Security/Exam 2 review

 

Wireshark (Ethernet-ARP),

 

 
    Thanksgiving Holidays        

27

12/2 M

Exam 2: covering chapters 4,5,6,8.

 

 

 

 

28

12/4 W

wrap-up

 

 

 

 

* All homework and Wireshark assignments should be submitted in hard copy to the TA at the beginning of class on due date.  Programs should be submitted using the turnin program, as specified in the TA's web page, by 11:59 p.m. of due date.