This course studies computer networks and the services built on top of them. Topics include packet-switch and multi-access networks, routing and flow control, congestion control and quality-of-service, Internet protocols (IP, TCP, BGP), the client-server model and RPC, elements of distributed systems (naming, security, caching, consistency) and the design of network services (peer-to-peer networks, file and web servers, content distribution networks).
Prerequisite: COS 217. Although not required, taking either COS 318 or 333 before COS 461 is helpful for the programming assignments.
|Role||Name||Office Hours (Location)|
|Lecturer||Jennifer Rexford||by appointment|
|TA||Robert Kiefer||3-3:50pm Wednesdays in CS 318C|
|TA||Xiaozhou Li||12-1pm Fridays in the CS 2nd floor Tea Room|
|TA||Peng Sun||3-3:50pm Mondays in CS 318B (systems lab)|
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