CS 356 Computer Networks (Spring 2016)

Class Schedule
(Please note that this schedule is subject to change and will most likely be updated from time to time 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.

* 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.

Class #

Date

Topic

Assignments

Assignment Due*

Lecture Notes

1

1/20 W

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

Read KR Chap 1, Wireshark Intro

 

chap 1 (download)

2

1/25 M

Computer Networks & Internet

 

 

 

3

1/27 W

Computer Networks & Internet

HW1

Wireshark Intro

 

4

2/1 M

Computer Networks & Internet

 

 

 

5

2/3 W

Computer Networks & Internet; Application Layer

 HW2, Read KR Chap 2

HW1

chap 2 (download)

6

2/8 M

Application Layer

 

 

 

7

2/10 W

Application Layer

Wireshark (HTTP)

HW2

 

8 2/15 M Application Layer      
9 2/17 W Intro to Python (guest lecture) Program Lab 0 Wireshark (HTTP) intro_python slides

10

2/22 M

Transport Layer

 

 

chap 3  (download)

11

2/24 W

Transport Layer

HW3, Read KR Chap 3

 

 

 

2/26 F

turnin to TA by 11:59 p.m.

 

 Program Lab 0

 

12

2/29 M

Transport Layer

 

 

 

13

3/2 W

Transport Layer

 

 

 

14

3/7 M

Transport Layer

 

HW3 

 

15

3/9 W

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

Read KR Chap 4

 

 

  3/14, 3/16 No class, Spring Break      

16

3/21 M

Network Layer

Program Lab 1

 

chap 4 (download

17

3/23 W

Network Layer

 

 

 

18

3/28 M

Network Layer

 

 

 

19

3/30 W

Network Layer

 Read KR Chap 5

 

 

4/4 M

turnin to TA by 11:59 p.m.

Program Lab 1

20

4/4 M

Network Layer

 

 

 

21

4/6 W

Network Layer

HW4,

 

 

22

4/11 M

Link Layer

Read KR Chap 6

 

chap 5 (download)

23

4/13 W

Link Layer

HW5, Read KR Chap 8

HW4

 

24

4/18 M

Link Layer

 

 

 

25

4/20 W

Link Layer; Wireless LAN

Wireshark (Ethernet-ARP)

HW5

chap 6 (download)

26

4/25 M

Wireless LAN; Network Security

 

 

chap 8 (download

27

4/27 W

Network Security

 

Wireshark (Ethernet-ARP)

 

28

5/2 M

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

 

 

 

29 5/4 W wrap-up