Computer Science Department, University of Crete
HY335. Computer Networks (Spring 2017)

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Course Staff

Name Email Office Hours
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Xenofontas Dimitropoulos, INSPIRE Group By appt./TBA
Teaching Assistant: Alexandros Milolidakis
Teaching Assistant: Evripidis Tzamousis
Teaching Assistant: Giorgos Vardakis
Teaching Assistant: Manos Lakiotakis (Coordinator)
Teaching Assistant: Michael Bamiedakis
Teaching Assistant: Petros Gigis

Guest Lecturers

Dr. Christos Liaskos (FORTH-ICS, TNL)
Lefteris Manassakis (FORTH-ICS, TNL)


05.02.2017: The course will hold its first meeting on Monday 06/02 in Amphitheater B at 12:00-14:00.

06.02.2017: Course midterm is scheduled on Saturday 01/04/2017 at 10:00-13:00.

08.03.2017: The HY335B 2017 project is available on the website.

General Information

The course meets on Mondays 12:00-14:00 in Amphitheater B and Wednesdays 14:00-16:00 in Amphitheater A.

There will occasionally be discussion sections, exercise sessions and backup lectures. These will meet on Fridays 14:00-16:00 in A.113. Their exact details will be announced.

Course Description

The course provides an introduction to fundamental concepts in the design and implementation of computer communication networks, their protocols, and applications. Topics to be covered include: overview of network architectures, applications, network programming interfaces (e.g., sockets), transport, congestion, routing, and data link protocols, addressing, local area networks, wireless networks, network security, and network management. Examples will be drawn primarily from the Internet (e.g., TCP, UDP, and IP) protocol suite.



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Exercise sessions

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HY335B project

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Multimedia material

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Moodle Link

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The final grade is calculated as follows:

Students will be orally tested on the programming assignment.

Course policies:


The course will follow the 1st textbook below. The 2nd textbook is recommended reading:

Note: the lecture slides for this class are based on slides provided by the authors of the Kurose/Ross book.

Syllabus and Schedule

Additional material

The slides and other useful material based of the 6th edition of the book can be found here