Topics in Internet Research

CS678/CMPE678 : Spring 2012-2013

Course Outline


This year the course addresses seven different topics, all related to Internetwoking research. Information about these topics is provided in class. Each topic will cover few research/tutorial papers/standards. Each reading will fall into one of three different categories: classic papers, tutorial papers, and recent results.


1. Good understanding of probability theory
2. Basic understanding of Networking Systems (CS382, CS471 or Equivalent)
3. Sound mathematical background

Topics Covered This Year:

1. Networking Architectures and Principles
2. Congestion Control and Buffers Sizing
3. Routing and Router Scalability
4. Cloud Computing and Data Centers
5. Wireless Networks

Detailed Contents:

See Handout (Course Information and Outline) in the Handouts Section.