Computer Network

I. Course Goal: STANFORD OCW – Prof. Nick McKeown, Philip Levis

Understand protocols, design of the Internet and principles of Computer Network

II. Course Topics:

Unit 1. The Internet and IP

Unit 2. Transport

Unit 3. Packet-Switching: mathematically heavy part

Unit 4. Congestion Control

————— Midterm Exam —————-

Unit 5. Applications and NATs

Unit 6. Routing

Unit 7. Lower Layers

Unit 8. Security

—————– Final Exam —————–

IV. Text Book:

Larry L. Peterson. Computer Networks: A Systems Approach

James F. Kurose. Computer Networks: Top-Down Approach

V. Plan:

∗ Each unit might take about 8 – 10 hours of week


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