CS 547 Computer Networks - Fall 2016 (Turkcell/Vestel Sections)

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

Logistics

Location and Time (Turkcell): Turkcell Teknoloji Bldg. C - Monday 4:30-7:30pm (See below for exceptions)
Location and Time (Vestel): Vestel Manisa Campus - Nov. 11/12/25/26 and Jan. 6/7 (All day)
Website: http://bit.do/OzU_CS547
Textbook: Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 6/e

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 or a similar data structures and algorithms course.

Grading

I will not take attendance, however, participation to the discussions in the class is part of your grade.
  • Midterm I - 20%
  • Midterm II - 20%
  • Project - 50%
  • Class participation - 10%

Syllabus

The topics and dates are subject to change. The slides we cover in the class are available here.

Turkcell
  • Week 1 (9/22 Thursday): Computer networks and the Internet
  • Week 2 (9/26 3-6pm): Computer networks and the Internet
  • Week 3 (10/3): Application layer
  • Week 4 (10/10): Application layer
  • Week 5 (10/17 4:30-8:30pm): Transport layer
  • Week 6 (10/24): No class (due to my travel)
  • Week 7 (10/31): Midterm I (in the class)
  • Week 7 (11/4 Friday): Transport layer
  • Week 8 (11/7): Network layer
  • Week 9 (11/14): Network layer
  • Week 10 (11/21): Link layer
  • Week 11 (11/28): Link layer
  • Week 12 (12/5): Wireless and mobile networks
  • Week 13 (12/12): Midterm II (in the class)
  • Week 14 (12/19): General overview and project presentations
Vestel
  • Day 1 (11/11): Computer networks and the Internet
  • Day 2 (11/12): Application layer, transport layer
  • Day 3 (11/25): Transport layer
  • Day 4 (11/26): Midterm I (in the class), network layer
  • Day 5 (1/6): Network layer, link layer
  • Day 6 (1/7): Midterm II (in the class), wireless and mobile networks, project presentations

Exercises

The multiple-choice and true-false questions are posted in the "exercises" folder at this link. The answers will be posted at the same link. You should review these questions before the midterms.

Survey Results

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Last Update: February 01, 2017