263-3900-00L  Communication Networks Seminar

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersA. Singla
Periodicityyearly course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 20.


AbstractWe will study recent advances in computer networking by reading, presenting, and discussing research papers from recent iterations of the top conferences in the area, including NSDI, SIGCOMM, and CoNEXT.
ObjectiveThe objectives are (a) to understand the state-of-the-art in the field; (b) to learn to read, present and critique papers; (c) to engage in discussion and debate about research questions; and (d) to identify opportunities for new research.

Students are expected to attend the entire seminar, choose a topic for presentation from a given list, make a presentation on that topic, and lead the discussion. Further, for each reading, every student needs to submit a review before the in-class discussion. Students are evaluated on their submitted reviews, their presentation and discussion leadership, and participation in seminar discussions.