CSc 466/579: Advanced Computer Networks:
Overlay and Peer-to-Peer Networking

Spring 2015 Lectures (A01)

lectures - projects - discussion

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Course Outline: CSC466 and CSC579

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Lectures and Slides

WeekDatesTopics (tentative)Required Reading/Notes
1Jan 6/7/9Intro/Internet Design[CK74],[SRC84],[Cla88]
2Jan 13/14/16Internet Architectures[She95],[FG01],[SAZSS04]
3Jan 20/21/23Project Ideas/Overlay Networks[ABKM01]
4Jan 27/28/30Structured/Unstructured Overlay[SMKKB01],[RFHKS01]
5Feb 3/4/6Swarms/BitTorrent[QS04]
6Feb 10/11/13Reading break (no lectures)
7Feb 17/18/20Voice over IP/Midterm/Skype[BS06]
8Feb 24/25/27Video Conferencing/Streaming
9Mar 3/4/6YouTube/ESM[CRSZ01]
10Mar 10/11/13CoolStreaming/P2PTV[ZLLY05]
11Mar 17/18/20PPLive/VoD[HLLLR07],[HFCLH08]
12Mar 24/25/27New Trends
13Mar 31/Apr 1Project Presentations/Demo
Slides artwork credits:
Kurose&Ross, Tanenbaum, and many others.

Student Projects and Presentations

  • Abdullah, Yuhe: Co-tier and Cross-tier Uplink Interference Mitigation using Q-learning
  • Joshua, Daniel, Alex: SvS: The fight against network latency!
  • ChenChen, ZhenYu, Baron: IM (Instant Messaging)
  • Philip, Kevin, Timothy: PROJECT F.A.S.H.I.O.N. P.O.L.I.C.E.
  • Riz, Harsh, Sumit, Khushbu: capCast
  • Andrew E: Project Murmur
  • Darren, Rodney: TunesShare
  • Leon, Ross: Realizing Information-centric Networking
  • Dan: Analysis of current P2P incentive mechanisms
  • Jeremy: Bringing VMs together with Virtual Network Adapters
  • Andrew H: Raft
  • Braydon: uMaps - Project Proposal
  • Romil, George, Paul, Saleh: Protocol Effects in High Performance Distributed Applications
  • James, John: Cloud@Home
  • Dawood, Maryam: MOdin - a Mesh architecture over Odin SDN framework
  • Catlin: Proposal for Distributed Online Multiplayer Games

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