CSE 461: Introduction to Computer Communication Networks, Autumn 2021
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Lectures: MWF 12:30-01:20
Section AA: TH 01:30-02:20
Section AB: TH 02:30-03:20
Section AC: TH 03:30-04:20

Who Office Hours
Shyam Gollakota (he/him), Professor
gshyam at cs.washington.edu

M 1:20-2:00 pm in CSE2 G01

Peter Gunarso (he/him), TA
gunarp at cs.washington.edu

Th 11:30-12:30 in the 3rd floor breakout

Diya Mandara Joy (she/her), TA
diyajoy at cs.washington.edu

W 2:30-3:30 pm in the 4th floor breakout

Pat Kosakanchit (she/her), TA
pathik at cs.washington.edu

M 2:00-3:00 pm in CSE2 131

Bryan Lim (he/him), TA
bryanlim at cs.washington.edu

F 4:30-5:30 pm in the 3rd floor breakout / https://washington.zoom.us/j/93000702977

Jeffery Tian (he/him), TA
jefftian at cs.washington.edu

F 2:00-3:00 pm in CSE2 131

Nathan White (he/him), TA
nwhite4 at cs.washington.edu

Tu 2:00-3:00 pm in CSE2 121

Textbooks Computer Networks (6E 19), Peterson [Online Book]
Computer Networks (5th Edition), Andrew Tanenbaum, David Wetherall

Staff mailing list The staff email is cse461-staff at cs.washington.edu

Class mailing list The class email is cse461a_au21@u.washington.edu. It's updated nightly from the official registration list, and uses your u.wash email address.


The midterm will be held during class on November 10. Practice Midterm

Note that homeworks and projects run concurrently and are due at 11 pm on the due date.

Assignment Release Date Due Date
Assignment 1 10/06 10/17
Project 1 10/07 10/27
Assignment 2 10/18 10/31
Project 2 10/28 11/18
Assignment 3 11/01 11/09
Assignment 4 11/15 12/02
Project 3 11/19 12/09
Assignment 5 12/03 12/12

Lecture Slides

Course Introduction

Network Components and Protocols

Physical Layer

Link Layer

Network Layer


Transport Layer

Application Layer

Quality of Service

Queuing and Security

Reading Materials

Section Slides

No section for the first week of class (9/30/2021)

Section 1: Sockets and Traceroute

Section 2: Intro to Wireshark for Project 1

Section 3: Extra OH

Section 4: Intro to Mininet

Section 5: Midterm Review

Section 6: Mininet II

Section 7: Project 3 Intro

Section 8: Final Review

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