Peter Dordal, Loyola University Chicago Dept of Computer Science.
Tuesdays 5:30-8:00 in Life Science Building, Room 412
The text will be An Introduction to Computer Networks, second edition, written by myself and available for free online. Note that the book is updated regularly.
My general course groundrules are here. Exams will count for between 60% to 70% of your grade, with homework and programs making up the rest.The midterm will be the week of October 19, and will be on Sakai Wed Oct 20 to Thurs Oct 21. The final will be during the normal finals week.
|Week 1: Aug 31 (hwk 1 assignment)||Week 2: Sep 7
||Week 3: Sep 14
|Week 4: Sep 21 (hwk 2 assignment)||Week 5: Sep 28
||Week 6: Oct 5
|Oct 12: Fall break
||Week 7: Oct 19 (midterm)||Week 8: Oct 26
|Week 9: Nov 2
||Week 10: Nov 9
||Week 11: Nov 16
|Week 12: Nov 23
||Week 13 Nov 30
||Week 14: Dec 7|
UDP: server, client
Students will understand how the Internet is constructed, how LANs are built and managed, how data is routed to its destination, how connections are managed and implemented, how congestion is handled, and how security can be addressed.