4:15 - 5:30
White Gravenor 206
Assignments, Projects, and Exams
- Project 1: The two Wireshark labs handed out in class:
Introduction and HTTP
Due February 1st, in class
Due February 10th, before class, by email or printed copy.
- Complete the Seattle Take Home Assignment. For this, please turn in a screen shot or print out of the connectivity graph created in Step 9 and a brief description of what you found about your IP address in Step 11.
- Textbook problems:
Chapter 1: P5, P6, P24
Chapter 2: P9, P18, P22
- Project 2: The DNS Wireshark lab sent by email:
Due February 17th, before class
- Project 3: The TCP
Wireshark lab sent by email:
Due March 17th, before class
- Homework 2a (oops, I messed up the numbering): Problems from text:
Chapter 3: P14, P25, P37
Chapter 4: P12, P17, P18, P24
Due: March 31, in class or by email before class.
- Project 4: IP Wireshark lab, sent by email or handed out in class
Due April 19, in or before class
- Project 5: Ethernet Wireshark Lab handed out in class.
Chapter 5: P1, P13, P17
Chapter 6: P1, P7
Due May 3rd, before class.
Instructor and TA Information
- Instructor: Clay Shields
Office Hours: Tuesday 2:00 - 3:30
Contact: Information here
All my courses are run under the same set of policies which are
here. Students are expected to read and understand these
policies. You can also read the Honor Council site.
Description and Grading
This course introduces the concepts
and principles of data communications and computer
networking. Topics covered include wired and wireless data
transmission, local and wide area networks, internetworking,
packet and circuit switching, routing, protocols and
layering, TCP/IP, the domain name system, client-server
interaction, network applications, and network management and
security. Prerequisite: COSC 072
- Homeworks and programming exercises: 55%
- Midterm exam: 20%
- Final exam: 25%