Syllabus for EECS 228a: Communication Networks Fall 2002

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 The following table describes the material to be covered in the lectures. Actual lecture content may vary somewhat. Check this page often, as there may be additions or modifications.

 

 

Date

Topic

Lecture Notes/Slides

Week 1 
Introduction

 August 26

Course organization.
Review: Main Protocols & Technologies.

Lecture 1

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 Notes: overview

 

August 28 

Key Research Issues.

Lecture 2

 

print

Week 2 

September 4

Key Research Issues.

 

 

 Week 3
Game Theory

September 9 

Static Games

 

Tutorial on Game Theory

 

print

 

Reading List on Games

 

Notes on Game Theory [new]

 

 

September 11 

Cooperative Games

 

Week 4 Mechanism Designs

September 16 

Mechanism Designs & Auctions

 

Lecture Slides

Print

 

Readings on Mechanisms

 

September 18 

 

 

Week 5 
Games Papers

September 23 

 

 

 

September 25

 

 

Week 6 
Mechanism Papers

September 30 

 

 

 

October 2 




 

Week 7 
Routing

October 7 

Overview

 

 

Routing Reading

 

Slides

 

October 9 

Distributed Route Computation

 Routing 1

Week 8 
Routing

October 14 

Presentations on Readings 1,2,3

 Routing 2

 

October 16 

Hierarchical Routing

 

 Routing 3

Week 9 
Routing

October 21

Overlay and P2P Routing

 Routing 4

 

October 23 

Presentations on Readings 4,5,6

 

Week 10 
Routing

October 28

State of Routing: How well does it work?

 

 

 

October 30 

Presentations on Readings 7,8,9

 

Week 11 
Congestion Control

November 4 

TCP: Simple Models

TCP: Advanced Models

 Readings on congestion control

 

Congestion 1

 

November 6 

TCP and Control Theory

 Congestion 2

Week 12 
Congestion Control

 

 

 

 

November 13 

 Presentations on Congestion Control

 

Week 13 
Papers on Congestion Control

November 18 

 Presentations on Congestion Control

 

 

November 20

 Presentations on Congestion Control

 

Week 14 
Network Models

November 25

Presentations about Traffic Models

 

Review

November 27

Quick Review

 review

Week 15 
Project Presentations

December 2 

1.      Bansal & Kholi

2.      Ee

3.      Mehra

4.      Liang & Zhou

 

 Project Presentations

December 4 

1.      Pinto

2.       Kant & Laabid

3.      van Gruenen

4.      Virk

5.      Ganesh

 

Finals Week 

 

 

 

 

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Last updated 11/27/02