CS 356 Computer Networks (Fall 2016)

Class Schedule
(Please note that this schedule is tentative and subject to change. It will be updated from time to time. Please check often.)

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

* 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 submission program, as specified in the TA's web page, by 11:59 p.m. of due date.

Class #

Date

Topic

Assignments

Assignment Due*

Lecture Notes

1

8/25 Th

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

Read KR Chap 1, Wireshark Intro

 

chap 1 (download)

2

8/30 Tu

Computer Networks & Internet

 

 

 

3

9/1 Th

Computer Networks & Internet

HW1

Wireshark Intro

 

4

9/6 Tu

Computer Networks & Internet

 

 

 

5

9/8 Th

Computer Networks & Internet; Application Layer

Read KR Chap 2, HW2

HW1

chap 2 (download)

6

9/13 Tu

Application Layer

 

 

 

7

9/15 Th

Application Layer

Wireshark (HTTP)

HW2

 

8 9/20 Tu Application Layer      
9 9/22 Th Intro to Python (guest lecture) Program Lab 0 Wireshark (HTTP) intro_python slides

10

9/27 Tu

Application Layer/Transport Layer

Read KR Chap 3

 

chap 3  (download)

11

9/29 Th

Transport Layer

 

 

 

 

9/30  F

turnin to TA by 11:59 p.m.

 

 Program Lab 0

 

12

10/4 Tu

Transport Layer

HW3

 

 

13

10/6 Th

Transport Layer

 

 

 

14

10/11 Tu

Transport Layer

 

HW3

15

10/13 Th

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

 

 

 

16

10/18 Tu

Network Layer Data Plane

Read KR Chap 4, Program Lab 1

 

chap 4 (download

17

10/20 Th

Network Layer Data Plane

 

 

 

18

10/25 Tu

Network Layer Data Plane

 

 

 

19

10/27 Th

Network Layer Control Plane

Read KR Chap 5

 

chap 5 (download)

10/28 F

turnin to TA by 11:59 p.m.

Program Lab 1

20

11/1 Tu

Network Layer Control Plane

 

 

 

21

11/3 Th

Network Layer Control Plane

 HW4

 

 

22

11/8 Tu

Link Layer

Read KR Chap 6

 

chap 6 (download)

23

11/10 Th

Link Layer

HW5

HW4

 

24

11/15 Tu

Link Layer

Read KR Section 7.3

 

 

25

11/17 Th

Link Layer; Wireless LAN

Wireshark (Ethernet-ARP)

HW5

chap 7 (download)

26

11/22 Tu

Wireless LAN; Network Security

Read KR Chap 8

 

chap 8 (download

  11/24 Th Thanksgiving      

27

11/29 Tu

Network Security

 

Wireshark (Ethernet-ARP)

 

28

12/1 Th

Exam 2: covering chapters 4-8