Computer Science Department, University of Crete
HY335. Computer Networks (Spring 2018)

info | syllabus and schedule

Course Staff

Name Email Office Hours
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Xenofontas Dimitropoulos, INSPIRE Group By appt./TBA
Teaching Assistant: Dimitris Mavrommatis
Teaching Assistant: Konstantinos Mpountrogiannis
Teaching Assistant: Ioanna Arvaniti
Teaching Assistant: Manos Lakiotakis (Coordinator)
Teaching Assistant: Konstantina Manoli
Teaching Assistant: Petros Gigis

Guest Lecturers

Dr. Stefanos Papadakis (FORTH-ICS, TNL)
Dr. Vasileios Kotronis (FORTH-ICS, TNL)
Lefteris Manassakis (FORTH-ICS, TNL)


30.01.2018: The course will hold its first meeting on Monday 05/02 in Amphitheater A at 14:00-16:00.

General Information

The course meets on Mondays and Wednesdays at 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