COMPSCI 356 Computer Network Architecture, Spring 2022

TimeWed/Fri 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM   Zoom (See links on Sakai)
Instructor   Xiaowei Yang Office hours: Wed/Fri 3:10 pm-4:10 pm @ LSRC D336
Instructor Jiyao Hu Office hours: Tuesday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
TAWeilie Lin Office hours: Thursday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
TAShan Qing Office hours: Wednesday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
UTABen Burnett Office hours: Monday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Overview:   COMPSCI 356 is an undergraduate course in computer science. It aims to teach the design and implementation of computer networks. The topics will include but not limited to the Internet architecture, transport protocols, routing protocols, link layer technologies, overlay networks, datacenter networks, and network security. Please refer to this page for a detailed list of topics and class schedule. These systems and protocols serve as case studies to teach the students how to design and implement networked systems to achieve reliable/secure communications over unreliable/insecure channels, how to find a good path through a network, how to share network resources among competing entities, how to find an object in the network, and how to build network applications.

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ED Discussion: We will use ED Discussion for outside classroom communication and discussion. Visit our ED Discussion site here.

Collaboration Policy: Students are encouraged to talk to each other, to the course staff, or to anyone else about any of the assignments, but individual assignments must be done individually. Assistance is limited to discussion of the problem and sketching general approaches to a solution.

Late Policy: 1) The deadline for any assignment can be extended with a 10% penalty per day; 2) No deadline can be extended by more than two days. Assignments will NOT be accepted 48 hours after the due date; 3) If you are ill, please contact the instructor and get a medical note.

Cheating Policy: Don't know if you are cheating? Please consult the Cheating Policy. If you are caught cheating, you will be reported to the Office of Student Conduct and you will receive a failing grade in the class.

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