Timeline for CSE/EE461 (Autumn 2001; Wetherall)

This is the lecture-by-lecture progression we will aim to follow during the course. You should expect some variations and check details with the course web page.

Date Topic Reading Notes

M 10/1 Introduction 1.1 H1 out

W 10/3 Protocol layers 1.2

F 10/5 Framing 2.3

 

M 10/8 Error Detection 2.4 H1 due; H2 out

W 10/10 Error Correction 2.4

F 10/12 Ethernet 2.6

 

M 10/15 Token Ring 2.7 Q1 out

W 10/17 Wireless 2.8

F 10/19 Bridging LANs 3.2

 

M 10/22 IP Network Layer 4.1 H2 due; H3 out

W 10/24 Routing (Distance Vector) 4.2

F 10/26 Routing (Link State) 4.2

 

M 10/29 IP Network Layer 4.1 Q1 due; Q2 out

W 10/31 Routing (BGP) 4.3

F 11/2 Routing (BGP) 4.3

 

M 11/5 Transport Layer (Reliability) 5.2 H3 due; H4 out

W 11/7 Transport Layer (Connections) 5.2

F 11/9 Transport Layer (Fairness) 6.1

 

M 11/12 No Classes (Veteranís Day)

W 11/14 Transport Layer (Congestion) 6.3, 6.4 Q2 due

F 11/16 Transport Layer (Congestion) 6.3, 6.4

 

M 11/19 Routers (Queuing, Scheduling) 3.4, 6.2 H4 due; H5 out

W 11/21 Routers (Queuing, Scheduling) 3.4, 6.2

F 11/23 No Classes (Thanksgiving)

 

M 11/26 Quality of Service 6.5 Q3 out

W 11/28 Quality of Service 6.5

F 11/30 Quality of Service 6.5

 

M 12/3 Naming (DNS) 9.1 H5 due

W 12/5 Naming (DNS) 9.1

F 12/7 Security (crypto) 8.1

 

M 12/10 Security (firewalls) 8.4 Q3 due

W 12/12 Last day of classes!

 

W 12/19 Final (2:30-4:20pm) Best of luck!