CSCI 4273/5273: Network Systems

Spring 2002

Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado at Boulder


Schedule & Location: TTH 2-3:15 pm, ECCR 265 (new location, effective Tuesday, January 22.  Old room was ECCR 151)
Course number: CSCI 4273-002, Call # 12272, or CSCI 5273-001, Call # 24403.  See also the CS Web site and select Schedules under the Courses option.
Prerequisites: CSCI 3753 Operating Systems, and familiarity with C and UNIX.
Professor Rick Han,
Office: ECOT 521
Office Hours: Tues, Wed 3:30-4:30.  Additional appointments as needed.
Phone: 303-492-0914
Textbook: Computer Networks, a Systems Approach, Second Edition, Larry Peterson and Bruce Davie, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2000.     
Other useful references: UNIX Network Programming, Networking APIs: Sockets and XTI, Volume 1, Second Edition, W. Richard Stevens, Prentice Hall, 1998.   TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1, The Protocols, W. Richard Stevens, Addison Wesley, 1994.  
TA: Karthik Narayan
TA Office/Hours: ECCR 1B23, Tues, Fri 4:30-5:30
Web site for class:


20% Final exam
15% Midterm exam
45% Programming assignments
20% Problem sets/homework

Grading for undergraduate students will be separate from grading for graduate students.

Plagiarism policy.


Problem sets and programming assignments will be posted on the Announcements Web page of the class Web site.