15-441 Study Problems

This is a list of problems from the book that you may find useful in understanding the material from class and for studying for the exams. These are not required and will not be graded, though you're more than invited to discuss the problems with the TAs or instructors during office hours, or with your peers. The list isn't comprehensive and is still a bit of a work in progress.

Internetworking concepts

Wireless networks: what's hard and what are the problems?

The most important things to take from today's lecture were:

The book doesn't have a lot of material on these subjects outside of chapter 2.8. If people are interested in ad hoc networks, a good starting point is a paper from MIT's roofnet project.

For sensor networks, see CMU's IrisNet project or the Berkeley Mote papers.

For TCP and wireless, see A Comparison of Mechanisms for Improving TCP Performance over Wireless Links. It's from 1997, but it hits most of the high points.

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