RU ENG ECE
Communication Networks I
- Ivan Marsic
Office hours: Tuesday 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
( Appointments other than office hours have to be requested
by email with the subject of appointment explained. )
Room 711, CoRE Building
Phone: (848) 445-6399
- Young Lee
To discuss grading issues, request a meeting by email.
- Tuesday: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. in SEC-117
- Course Description:
- This course serves as an introduction to analytical techniques
for computer networks, particularly network performance modeling and
Topics: Point-to-point protocols. Multiaccess communication.
Delay and blocking analysis. Queueing network analysis. Routing
- Undergraduate knowledge of probability.
Dimitri Bertsekas and Robert Gallager: Data Networks, 2nd ed.
Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1992.
Book information at:
- Course Lecture Notes:
- Online Readings:
- Team Projects:
- Two types of projects are included in this course:
- Wireshark labs, description provided here.
- TCP congestion simulation project, description provided here.
- Grading: (subject to change)
All exams are open book, meaning that the students can have
access to the textbook or any other paper-based materials.
No cell phone, laptops, or other networked devices are allowed at the exams for two reasons:
Please do not inquire about exceptions, because none will be allowed.
- to avoid student collaboration during the exam
- to deny unfair advantage for students using a digital textbook to do quick searches for the exam topics.
No discussion is allowed among the students
during the exam. Such students shall be asked to leave the
Please remember to bring your own calculator to the exam.
All assignments should be prepared using a word processor.
Handwritten assignments or those containing handwritten material
(e.g., figures, tables, etc.) will not be accepted.
Requests for grade review will be considered no later than
four weeks after notification of the grade.
- Collaboration / Academic Honesty:
- It is reasonable to discuss with others possible general approaches
to problems. It is unreasonable to work together on a detailed solution,
to copy a solution, or to give away a solution. Such instances of academic
dishonesty will result in a course grade of F or expulsion from Rutgers
Students are expected to familiarize themselves with and adhere to the University policy on academic integrity.
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