Computer Science Department, University of Crete
HY335. Computer Networks (Spring 2020)

info | syllabus and schedule

Course Staff

Name Email Office Hours
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Xenofontas Dimitropoulos, INSPIRE Group By appt./TBA
Teaching Assistant: Giorgos Eptaminitakis
Teaching Assistant: Vasilis Petropoulos
Teaching Assistant: Savvas Kastanakis
Teaching Assistant: Dimitris Karnikis
Teaching Assistant: Manos Lakiotakis (Coordinator)
Teaching Assistant: Antonis Chatzivasileiou

Guest Lecturers


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General Information

The course meets on Mondays at 14:00-16:00 in Amphitheater A.

There will be weekly exercise sessions on Wednesdays at 14:00-16:00 in Amphitheater A and ocassionally on Fridays at 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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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