Advanced Networking - Fall 2016

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Instructors: Robert Soulé, Antonio Carzaniga
Assistant: Huynh Tu Dang
Type of course: lecture
Lecture Hours: Monday 15:30–17:30 in SI-013, Thursday 15:30–17:30 in SI-013
Instructors' Office Hours: by appointment
Assistants' Office Hours: by appointment

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This course covers advanced topics in computer networks, with a blend of theoretical and practical topics. On the theoretical side, the syllabus will cover mathematical foundations of networking, including discussions of queuing theory, control theory, information theory, and optimization. On the practical side, the syllabus will cover concepts and designs related to modern network architectures and technologies (e.g., data-center networks, software-defined networks), protocols (e.g., HTTP/2, IPSec), and services (e.g., Zookeeper, DHTs). Students will gain hands-on experience with topics discussed in class through a series of exercises using network simulators and emulators.

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