ACS-3911-050 Computer Networks

Winter 2020

Instructor Information

Instructor: Philemon Pak   Office: 3C07  
E-mail:   Office Hours: Wed: 16:30 - 17:30  
Class Meeting Time: Mon: 18:00 – 21:00   Room No: 3D04  

Important Dates

First Class:  Jan 6, 2020 
Midterm Exam:  Feb 24, 2020 (in class hours, 1st half) 
Reading Week:  Feb 16 - Feb 22, 2020 (No classes) 
Final Withdrawal Date w/o academic penalty:  Mar 13, 2020 
(A minimum of 20% of the work on which the final grade is based will be evaluated and available to the student before the voluntary withdrawal date)  
Last Class:  Mar 30, 2020 
Final Exam:  April 20, 2020 18:00 - 21:00 

Course Objectives/Learning Outcomes

This course is an introduction to fundamental concepts in computer networks. It covers the principles, technologies, protocols, and algorithms of computer networks. The layers of the network stack are discussed, with particular focus on the internet network stack following a top-down approach. Topics of discussion include network technologies, simple and sliding window protocols, routing and routing algorithms, congestion controls, quality of service, security, and network applications