Week 1: Foundation (1)

Summary: This week is our introduction to the course.


Looking ahead:

Monday, January 19: Introduction; a network game


Wednesday, January 21: Requirements & architecture


Briefly answer the following questions. Send your answers in the body of an email to me (davisjan@cs.grinnell.edu) by 11 a.m. Please use "CSC-364 01-21" as the subject line of your email.

  1. How is Monday's game connected with today's reading?
  2. Who is Vint Cerf?
  3. Is it a good idea to mix humor with technical specifications?
  4. What is the most important thing that you learned from the reading?
  5. What's a question you still have about the reading?
  6. About how long did you spend on each reading?
(NB - today's reading is a bit heavier than normal - I will not usually assign 30 pages from the textbook plus an RFC!)

Friday, January 23: Labs 1 & 2



Janet Davis (davisjan@cs.grinnell.edu)

Created January 16, 2009
Last revised January 23, 2009