CS 447/547 Computer Networks - Fall 2017 (OzU Section)

Instructor: Dr. Ali C. Begen
Email: ali.begen AT ozyegin.edu.tr
Office Hours: After the class (Please make an appointment in advance)


Time and Location: Thursdays 11:40am-2:30pm, AB1-231 (For cancellations and make-up lectures, check Google Classroom announcements and/or subscribe to the course calendar)
Google Classroom Link: Go here and join the CS 447/547 class using your OzU (not personal) account. Make sure you receive notifications for the class announcements.
Textbook: Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 7/e
TA: Sara Hamdan (sara.hamdan AT ozu.edu.tr)

Course Overview

Description: This course provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts in the design and implementation of computer networks, protocols and applications. Topics to be covered include network architectures, applications, network programming interfaces, transport layer, routing layer and link layer. Time permitting, we will overview wireless networking and protocols, too.
Prerequisites: CS 201


  • Wireshark
  • Dummynet, TC, iperf


I will not take attendance, however, participation to the discussions in the class may affect your grade.
  • Midterm I - 25%
  • Midterm II - 25%
  • Project I - 20%
  • Project II - 30%
  • Homework - 0%


We will cover the following topics and slides are to be posted in Google Classroom.

  • Computer networks and the Internet
  • Application layer
  • Transport layer
  • Network layer
  • Link layer
  • Wireless and mobile networks (time permitting)

Homework Assignments and Exercises

The assignments and exercises are to be posted in Google Classroom along with the due dates. Homeworks will not be graded, however.

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Last Update: February 06, 2018