Distributed Computing and Computer Networks
Winter 1999 UCSB

CS 276 Reading List READING LIST

The following papers will either be available via the WWW page or will be handed out in class. WARNING: This is not a final list, new topics and papers will be added (and possibly removed, but this is highly unlikely) as the syllabus evolves.

  Background Material
  • K. Ross and J. Kurose, Computer Networking and Internet Protocols
  • W. Richard Stevens, UNIX Network Programming Vol.1, 2nd Edition.
  • Christian Huitema, Routing in the Internet, 1st Edition.
  • Andrew S. Tannenbaum, Computer Networks, 3rd Edition.
  • Douglas E. Comer, Internetworking with TCP/IP, 3rd Edition.
  • ACM Journals
  • IEEE refs: Access UCSB Library and go to INSPEC database through MELVYL link.
      TCP Performance
  • D. Clark, V. Jacobson, J. Romkey, H. Salwen, "An Analysis of TCP Processing Overhead", IEEE Communications, June 1989, pp. 23-29.
  • V. Jacobson, "Congestion Avoidance and Control"Congestion Avoidance and Control , ACM SIGCOMM 1988, pp. 314-329.
  • C. Partridge and T. Shepard, "TCP/IP Performance Over Satellite Links", IEEE Network, Septem- ber/October 1997, pp. 44-49.
  • H. Balakrishnan, V. Padmanabhan, S. Seshan, R. Katz, A Comparison of Mechanisms for Improving TCP Performance over Wireless Links IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, December 1997.
      Internet Performance Analysis
  • Internet Performance Measurement and Analysis Project (IPMA)
  • Internet Protocol Performance Metrics (IPPM)
  • V. Paxson, End-to-End Routing Behavior in the Internet. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, October 1997, pp. 601-615.
  • R. Govindan and A. Reddy, An Analysis of Internet Inter-Domain Topology and Route Stability , IEEE Infocom 1997.
  • C. Labovitz, G. Malan, and F. Jahanian, Internet Routing Instability , ACM Sigcomm 1997.
      Multicast Communication/Protocols
  • Y. Dalal and R. Metcalfe, "Reverse path forwarding of broadcast packets," Communications of the ACM, pp. 1040-1048, December 1978.
  • S. Deering and D. Cheriton, "Multicast routing in datagram internetworks and extended LANs", (online review), ACM Transactions on Computer Systems, pp. 85-111, May 1990.
  • T. Maufer and C. Semeria, "Introduction to IP Multicast Routing", IETF Internet Draft,draft-ietf-mboned-intro-multicast-03.txt, July 1997. Also available as
                  a book from Prentice Hall entitled, Deploying IP Multicast in the Enterprise.

    See the class schedule outline for additional papers.

    Traci C. Wu
    Thursday, January 7, 1999