CS 356 Computer Networks (Fall 2014)

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

8/27 W

Course overview, goals, policies, grades, ..., short lecture

Read KR Chap 1

 

chap 1 (download)

9/1 M

 holiday

2

9/3 W

Computer Networks & Internet

Wireshark Intro

 

 

3

9/8 M

Computer Networks & Internet

 

 

 

4

9/10 W

Computer Networks & Internet

HW1

Wireshark Intro

 

5

9/15 M

Computer Networks & Internet; Application Layer

Read KR Chap 2

 

chap 2 (download)

6

9/17 W

Application Layer

HW2

HW1

 

7

9/22 M

Application Layer

 

 

 

8

9/24 W

Transport Layer

Wireshark (HTTP)

HW2

chap 3  (download)

9

9/29 M

Transport Layer

Program Lab 0, Read KR Chap 3

 

 

10

10/1 W

Sockets (guest lecture)

Wireshark (HTTP)

sockets slides

11

10/6 M

Intro to Python (guest lecture)

intro_python slides

12

10/8 W

Transport Layer

HW3

 

 

 

 

10/10 F

turnin to TA by 11:59 p.m.

 

 Program Lab 0

 

 

13

10/13 M

Transport Layer

 

 

 

 

14

10/15 W

Transport Layer/Network Layer

 

HW3

chap 4 (download)

 

15

10/20 M

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

Read KR Chap 4

 

 

 

16

10/22 W

Network Layer

Program Lab 1

 

 

 

17

10/27 M

Network Layer

 

 

 

 

18

10/29 W

Network Layer

 

 

 

 

19

11/3 M

Network Layer

HW4, Read KR Chap 5

 

 

 

20

11/5 W

Link Layer

 

 

chap 5 (download)

 
 

11/7 F

turnin to TA by 11:59 p.m.

Program Lab 1

   

21

11/10  M

Link Layer

HW5

 

 

 

22

11/12 W

Link Layer

Read KR Chap 6

HW4

chap 6 (download)

 

23

11/17 M

Wireless LANs

 Read KR Chap 8

 

 

 

24

11/19 W

Network Security

Wireshark (Ethernet-ARP),

HW5

chap 8 (download)

 

25

11/24 M

Network Security

 

 

 

 

26

11/26 W

Network Security

 

Wireshark (Ethernet-ARP),

 

 
   

Thanksgiving Holidays

       

27

12/1 M

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

 

 

 

 

28

12/3 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 Canvas turnin program, as specified in the TA's web page, by 11:59 p.m. of due date.