CS 485/ECE 440/CS 585: Computer Networks, Fall 2015

Updated 25 November 2015: Lab 4 is here, and is due Thursday, 10 December 2015 at 11:59pm.
Updated 17 November 2015: Lab 3 is here, and is due Monday, 23 November 2015 at 11:59pm.
Updated 23 October 2015: Homework 3 is here, and is due Friday, 30 October 2015 at 11:59pm.
Updated 12 October 2015: Lab 2 is here, and is due Wednesday, 21 October 2015 at 11:59pm. The instructions for connecting your VMs to the VMs of your partner are here.
Updated 16 September 2015: Lab 1 is here, and is due Sunday, 27 September 2015 at 11:59pm. The reference tar ball is available at crandall-9-lab1.tar.gz.
Updated 24 August 2015: Homework 2 is here, and is due Thursday, 27 August 2015 at 11:59pm.
Updated 19 August 2015: You can find the lecture notes here: http://www.cs.unm.edu/~crandall/netsfall15/lecturenotes/

The syllabus is here. Note that homework 1 is the last page of the PDF for the syllabus, so you can find it by opening the syllabus and scrolling down. The things you'll need to read are available at:


The "nets" mailing list is mandatory. The TAs and I will send important announcements about the class to that list, but only the three of us will send to the list. The "nets-chat" mailing list is highly recommended, all students can post there and it's a good place for discussion, questions your classmates might be able to answer, news related to computer networking, etc. Do NOT put the "nets" mailing list in digest mode when you sign up. Here are links to join the mailing lists for the class:


There is only one OPTIONAL textbook:


All course materials will be freely available online, such as RFCs.