Quick Information

• Web site and syllabus are ready for Winter 2019 semester.

General Information

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:
• Quiz 1: Mar 5
• Quiz 2: Apr 5
• Final Exam: (Type:D, Calculator: 1)

 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:

• Lab sessions are in GB 243.
• Labs and lab reports are prepared individually or done in groups of two. Submissions from groups with more than two students are not permitted.
• Instructions for submission of lab reports. (includes key for lab marking.)

 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

• TUT 101: Tutorials are Thursday, 11:00-12:00, WB 219. The first tutorial is Jan 17.
• TUT 102: Tutorials are Fridays, 17:00-18:00, HA 401. The first tutorial is Jan 18.
• Tutorial sessions are held (almost) weekly. Dates and problem sets are listed in the table below.

 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