IS250 Fall 2003 Schedule

Mth Day Topic Read before class Slides Events
Sep 2 Course overview and logistics; 
Introduction to networking; 206 review
Chapters 1-3, 16 1/6
1/6
4 Communication Fundamentals Chapter 4 1/6
9 Physical media; Data encoding Chapter 5 1/6
1/6
HW1 due
11 Data encoding Chapter 6
16 Channel capacity, multiplexing, info theory 1/6
18 Framing, Error detection Chapter 7 1/6
23 Error detection; Local area networks Chapters 8-9 1/6 HW2 due
Project signup
25 Local area networks Chapters 10-11
30 Local loop technologies Chapter 12 HW3 due
Oct 2 Wide area networks; Routing Chapter 13 1/6
7 Routing; Internet Routing Chapter 25 1/6 HW4 due
9 Internet Protocol: Introduction Chapter 17 1/6
14 IP addressing Chapter 18
16 IP datagram Chapter 20-21 1/6 HW5 due
21 ICMP; mid-semester review Chapter 23 1/6
1/6
23 Exam 1
28 IPv6; Project presentations begin Chapter 22 1/6
30 IPv6; presentations
Nov 4 TCP; presentations Chapter 24 1/6
6 TCP; presentations HW6 due
11 Veterans Day -- No Class
13 TCP; presentations
18 TCP; Network Economics; presentations 1/6
20 Guest Lecture: DoS attacks: Detection and
Prevention (Dr. Ahsan Habib)
1/6
25 Guest Lecture: Wireless Sensor Networks (Jens Grossklags) HW7 due
27 Thanksgiving -- No Class
Dec 2 Network Economics; presentations
4 Network Economics; Course Review and Evaluation 1/6
9 Exam 2 (3:30-5pm, SH 202)