Class Schedule of ELE543,

Each week, there will be 2.5 hours lectures, at least 2 hours of computer programming, two-hour reading and network surfing to learn tools and languages, and one term project.


Exam 1: 20%, Exam 2: 30%, term project: 50% including Proposal presentation: 10%, Project demo and presentation: 20%, and final project report 20%.

Tentative Course Plan

ELE 543 Computer Networks

Week : Topic

  1. Overview and introduction
  2. Principles of application layer, WWW:HTTP and email
  3. Transport Services and principles; TCP protocol Congestion control
  4. Network layer, forwarding and routing, IP routing and IP protocol IP Encapsulation, Fragmenation, and Reassembly
  5. Routers, switches, and other network hardware devices, Network layer routing algorithms
  6. Exam. No. 1: 20% of your grade
  7. Spring Break, no class
  8. Proposal Presentations
  9. Local Area Network, IEEE802.x standards Network Reliability and Security Issues
  10. Advanced Topics 1
  11. Exam No.2 (Comprehensive): 30% of your grade
  12. Advanced Topics 2
  13. Project Demo and Presentations;

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