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  1. 1. CIS 5930: Advanced Networking Instructor: Xin Yuan Email: [email_address] Office: 168 Lov Building Phone: (850)644-9133 Office hours: 1:00pm-3:00pm Monday/Wednesday, or by appointment Course website: http://www.cs.fsu.edu/~xyuan/cis5930 CIS 5930 Advanced Networking Florida State University
  2. 2. Course objectives <ul><li>Introduce state of the art research in the general networking area. </li></ul><ul><li>Topics to be covered </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High speed router architectures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Layer 2 extension and data center networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet routing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wireless networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul></ul>CIS 5930 Advanced Networking Florida State University
  3. 3. Textbok <ul><li>Required: none </li></ul><ul><li>Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Lecture notes </li></ul>CIS 5930 Advanced Networking Florida State University
  4. 4. Tentative course schedule <ul><li>Week 1: Review and Router design </li></ul><ul><li>Week 2: Data center Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Week 3: Internet routing </li></ul><ul><li>Week 4: Wireless networks </li></ul><ul><li>Week 5: Security </li></ul><ul><li>Week 6: Term project presentation </li></ul>CIS 5930 Advanced Networking Florida State University
  5. 5. Prerequisite <ul><li>CNT 5505: Data and Computer Communications. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need to have the background about TCP/IP/Ethernet. </li></ul></ul>CIS 5930 Advanced Networking Florida State University
  6. 6. Grading <ul><li>40 % - Group course project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Groups of two people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anything related to networking </li></ul></ul><ul><li>25% - Final exam </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Take home, open everything </li></ul></ul><ul><li>15% - homework & paper critics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All are expected to read research papers and write critics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>10% - presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each group is expected to have one in class presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>10% - Classroom participation </li></ul><ul><li>Final target letter grade: half A’s and half B’s. </li></ul>CIS 5930 Advanced Networking Florida State University
  7. 7. Classroom Presentation <ul><li>You will be assigned one or more papers. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You may need to collect more information (do some research) to make your talk more interesting. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sample topics to be presented </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recent advances in routing table look-up schemes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recent advances in packet classification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft’s push for Data center networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New proposals for the next generation Internet architectures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploiting simultaneous transmissions in wireless networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BotNet detection and characteristics. </li></ul></ul>CIS 5930 Advanced Networking Florida State University
  8. 8. Course project <ul><li>You choose your own project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anything related to networking is ok in principle. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be a survey, a new algorithm, a new design, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional requirement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>At least one paper in SIGCOMM, INFOCOM, Mobilcom, NSDI, etc in 2009 or 2010. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Project proposal due next Monday. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Form a group this week. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talk to me if you are not sure about the project topic or scope. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mid semester project presentation (10 minutes) three weeks from now. </li></ul></ul>CIS 5930 Advanced Networking Florida State University
  9. 9. Course project <ul><li>Four components </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project proposal, May 17 (Next Monday) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mid semester presentation (motivation and current status, 10 minutes), June 1. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project presentation (35 minutes), June 16-June 18. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project report, due June 18. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Each component accounts for some percentage of the points for the project. </li></ul>CIS 5930 Advanced Networking Florida State University
  10. 10. Course policies <ul><li>Attendance: required. </li></ul><ul><li>Late assignments: not accepted without a valid excuse. </li></ul><ul><li>Missed exam: following the university rules. </li></ul><ul><li>Incomplete grade: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Miss the final with an accepted excuse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Due extraordinary circumstances with appropriate documentation. </li></ul></ul>CIS 5930 Advanced Networking Florida State University
  11. 11. <ul><li>Academic Integrity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No copying from anywhere </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t ask others for solutions and don’t give solutions to others. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dishonesty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not copy anything in this class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Give citation if you do. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First violation with level 1 agreement: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>0 for the particular assignment/exam and the lowering of one letter (A->B) for course final grade. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second violation: resolved through the office of the Dean and the Faculties </li></ul></ul>CIS 5930 Advanced Networking Florida State University
  12. 12. <ul><li>Accommodation for Disabilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Register with and provide documentation to the Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bring a letter to me from the SDRC `indicating you need academic accomodations. This should be done within the first week of class </li></ul></ul>CIS 5930 Advanced Networking Florida State University

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