CS 7342 - Advanced Computer Networking

Course Description:

This course covers recent research ideas, methodologies and approaches in networking research. The course focuses on the development of protocols and the analysis of related algorithms. Topics include new network architectures, cloud computing, software defined networking, wireless systems, social networks, and security and privacy.


CS 5310 or CS 5343 or equivalent with a grade of B or higher, or consent of the instructor.

Course Objectives:

The students will be able to:

  • describe the state-of-the-art of networking research

  • critique, evaluate and analyze published research

  • develop and utilize performance assessment metrics

  • develop new networking protocols, components and algorithms to advance the research

  • design evaluation test-beds and develop experiments using realistic setups, simulations and/or emulation

Course Notes:

Course effective Fall 2017.  Available only for computer science majors.