INFS 612: Principles and Practices of Communication Networks

Summer 2012

 

Important Dates Slides Course Syllabus Announcements Research Project Hands-on Project Sample Projects Honor Code

Grading Policy Project Evaluation   Homework   Projects


Course Administration

Class Location

Room 208, Innovation Hall

Class Time/Date

7:20pm - 10:00pm, Mondays and Wednesdays

Instructor

Yih-Feng Hwang (yhwang1@gmu.edu)

Instructor Office Hours

by appointment

GTA

Nan Li (nli1@gmu.edu)

GTA Office

Room 4456, Nguyen Engineering Building

GTA Office Hours

4:00pm - 5:00pm, Mondays and Wednesdays


Tentative Class Schedules

Class

Date

Readings from Textbook

Sections Covered

Project/HW Due in Class/Email

Project/HW Posted

#01

Jun 4

Ch. 1: Intro to computer networks

1.1 - 1.3

 

Term Project

#02

Jun 6

Ch. 1: Intro to computer networks

1.4 - 1.7

Names of project members due via Email

HW#1

#03

Jun 11

Ch. 2: HTTP, FTP, SFTP

2.1 2.4

1-page Project Proposal due by 11:59pm, 6/11/12 via Email

#04

Jun 13

Ch. 2: SMTP, DNS, P2P

2.5 2.8

HW#1 (hardcopy) due in class

HW#2

#05

Jun 18

Ch. 3: Transport layer

3.1 3.4

#06

Jun 20

Ch. 3: Transport layer

3.4 3.7

HW#2 (hardcopy) due in class

HW#3

#07

Jun 25

Midterm Exam

ch1 ch3

#08

Jun 27

Ch. 4: IP, Routing

4.1 - 4.4

HW#3 (hardcopy) due in class

 

#09

Jul 2

Ch. 4: IP, Routing

4.4 - 4.6

Progress Report due by 11:59 pm EDT on 7/2/12 via Email;

HW#4

#10

Jul 4

University Closed

NO CLASS

#11

Jul 9

Ch. 5: Link Layers

4.7 5.5

#12

Jul 11

Ch. 8: Network Security

5.6 5.8 8.1 8.4

HW#4 (hardcopy) due in class

HW#5

#13

Jul 16

Class cancelled

 

#14

Jul 18

Class cancelled

Email your HW#5 to GTA (nli1@gmu.edu) by 11:59pm on 7/18

 

#15

Jul 23

Project Presentation

All project groups

Final Report and Presentation Slides due by 11:59 pm EDT on 7/22/12 via Email

 

#16

Jul 25

Final Exam

ch4, ch5, ch8 (8.1 - 8.4)