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Computer Networks II is a fourth year course for EE, CE, and Eng. Sci. students. The focus of the course is on traffic control algorithms and performance analysis of computer networks.


Text: There are typed class notes that are available from blackboard. There is no required textbook for this course.

Exams:


Lecture Schedule and Readings:


Week Topics Material Reading
Week 1
(Jan 7-11)
Syllabus

Traffic Examples

Introduction to deterministic analysis


PPT

PPT



Class notes: Chapter 1.2

Class notes: Chapter 1.1, 1.2.4
Week 2
(Jan 14-18)
Buffered Link

Min-plus convolution

Service Curves
PPT (updated)

PPT (updated)

PPT (updated)
Class notes: Chapter 1.3

Class notes: Chapter 1.4

Class notes: Chapter 2.1 - 2.2
Week 4
(Jan 21- 25)
Service Curves (cont'd)

Min-Plus Deconvolution
Subadditive Functions

Traffic Envelopes
PPT Class notes: Chapter 2.1 - 2.2

Class notes: Chapter 2.3

Class notes: Chapter 2.4



Labs:


Labs Lab Dates Lab Report
Due
Materials
Lab 1
Jan 21 (PRA 101)
Jan 28 (PRA 02)
Feb 4 (PRA01+PRA02)
Instructions (PDF)
Extra credit for Part 4: 10 marks (out of 100).

Matlab Sample Code:
Part 1: Lab1_Part_1.m
Part 2: Lab1_Part_2.m
Part 3: Lab1_Part_3.m

Traffic traces:
Part 1: poisson1.data     poisson2.data     poisson3.data
Part 2: movietrace.data
Part 3: BC-pAug89.TL.Z     BC-pAug89-small.TL
Lab 2a Feb 4 (PRA 101)
Feb 11 (PRA 102)
Feb 19 (PRA01+PRA02)
Lab 2b
Feb 25 (PRA 101)
Mar 4 (PRA 102)
Mar 11 (PRA01+PRA02)
Lab 3 Mar 11 (PRA 101)
Mar 18 (PRA 102)
Mar 25
(PRA01+PRA02)
Lab 4
Mar 25 (PRA 101)
Apr 1 (PRA 102)
Apr 8
(PRA01+PRA02)



Tutorials 


Date Problem set
Jan 17 (TUT 101)
Jan 18 (TUT 102)
Problem Set 1 (Solutions)
Jan 19 (TUT 101)
Jan 22 (TUT 102)
Problem Set 2


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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