Peter Dordal, Loyola University Chicago Dept of Computer Science.
The class meets Tuesdays, 4:15-6:45, in Communications 013 (Water
The text will be An Introduction to Computer Networks, written by myself and available for free online. The book is updated at regular intervals; if you download for offline reading, you may want to re-download as necessary.
My general course groundrules are here. Exams will count for between 70% to 80% of your grade, with homework and programs making up the rest.The midterm will be October 22 and the final will be December 10. The final will be at our usual time, and in our usual room.
|Week 1: Aug 27 (hwk 1 assignment)||Week 2: Sep 3
||Week 3: Sep 10
|Week 4: Sep 17 (hwk 2 assignment)||Week 5: Sep 24
||Week 6: Oct 1
|Oct 8: Fall
||Week 7: Oct 15
||Week 8: Oct 22 (midterm)
|Week 9: Oct 29
||Week 10: Nov 5
||Week 11: Nov 12
|Week 12: Nov 19
||Week 13 Nov 26
||Week 14: Dec 3
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.