Class Schedule of ELE437,
For Fall, 2012
Each week, there will be two lectures,
two-hour reading and network surfing to
learn tools and languages,
one homework and one term project.
Exam 1: 20%,
Exam 2: 20%,
10% each (total 20%), class performance (qizzes) and presentations: 10%, final exam 30%.
Grades and Points. Student grades are reported as A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D, and F. The unqualified letter grades represent the following standing: A, superior; B, good; C, fair; D, low grade, passing; F, failure.
Grades are given based grade point values as follows: A, 4.00 points; A-, 3.70 points; B+, 3.30 points; B, 3.00 points; B-, 2.70 points; C+, 2.30 points; C, 2.00 points; C-, 1.70 points; D+, 1.30 points; D, 1.00 points; F, 0 points.
Requirements for homework and project reports.
Lectures: 9:30AM --- 10:45AM Tuesday and Thursday.
Location: Kelley 102.
Tentative Course Plan for the Fall Semester of 2012
ELE 437 Computer Communications
Weeks and Topics
and basic concepts of networking;
Principles of application layer,
Networked Data Storage,
Deleloping wireless applications,
Introduction to Gumstix boards
- Transport Services and principles, TCP protocol
- Midterm exam 1 Oct. 4th, between 9:30am and 10:45am:
Transport Protocol, Reliable data transfer
and Latency modeling.
Oct 18th: Homework 1 Due and presentation of project proposal
Network layer protocol,
Exam #2: Nov. 7th, 9:30am to 10:45am.
Routing, hierarchical routing,
IP routing and IP protocol
IP Encapsulation, Fragmenation, and Reassembly
- Routers, switches, and other network hardware devices,
Local Area Network. IEEE802.x standards,
Network Reliability and Security Issues
- Project Presentations.
Review and Summary