CSCI 4273/5273: Network Systems

Spring 2006

Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado at Boulder


See the Moodle class Web page at

Schedule & Location: Tues, Thurs 11-12:15 pm, ECCR 1B51
Course number: CSCI 4273/5273, Call # depends on ugrad/grad.  See also the CS Web site and select Spring 2006 under the Courses option.
CSCI 3753 Operating Systems, and familiarity with C and UNIX.
Professor Rick Han,
Office: ECCR 1B05F
Office Hours: Tues, Wed 2-3 pm in ECCR 1B06 - note this is not the same as my office.  Additional appointments as needed.
Phone: 303-492-0914

Other very useful references: 

TA: Carl Hartung
TA Office/Hours: Thursday 1-2 pm, ECCS 122, and contact by email for other meetings.
TA Email:
Grader: TBD

Web site for class:
start at, then go to moodle.


20% Final exam
15% Midterm exam
50% Programming assignments
15% Problem sets/homework

Plagiarism policy.

All programming assignments and homeworks are due by 11 a.m. on their respective due dates, unless otherwise noted.  Programming assignments and homeworks must be submitted by uploading them to the moodle class Web page, unless otherwise noted.   The late policy for programming assignments is as follows: 10% off if submitted within 24 hours of the due date; 20% off if submitted 24-48 hours after the due date; no credit if submitted two days or more after the due date.  Late homeworks will not be accepted, unless otherwise noted by the instructor.  Extensions will not be granted except at the instructor's discretion in documented cases of extreme hardship.

Grading for graduate students in 5273 will be evaluated separately from grading for undergraduate students in 4273.  As the occasion warrants, certain assignments may have a higher degree of difficulty for graduate students.

All programming assignments must be written in C and compiled for execution on the Linux operating system, unless otherwise noted..


Problem sets and programming assignments will be posted on the moodle class Web page.

Disability Policy

Religious Observances Policy