Instructor Brian D. Davison, Ph.D.
Introduction: This course will focus on reading and presenting networking-related papers, with a semester-long project. There will be no exams, but paper and presentation summaries will be required, and course participation will be evaluated. We will explore three topics simultaneously through the semester: peer-to-peer networks, content networking, and classic networking papers. Objectives: To become proficient at reading technical papers; to gain knowledge of important current networking research; to learn to write critical reviews of research papers; to explore a research project in some depth and write a technical paper summarizing that work. Prerequisites: CSE342 Fundamentals of Internetworking or ECE404 Computer Networks or equivalent. Examinations: None Textbook(s): None. We will instead read and discuss significant and recent papers.
Expected grading is: paper critiques 20%; class participation 20%; in-class paper presentations 20%; semester project 40%.Semester Projects