This course will cover topics related to the broad issue of detecting and measuring network interference. This will include topics such as traffic differentiation, network neutrality, surveillance, and blocking/censorship of content. The course will focus on network measurement tools and techniques in the context of detecting and observing manipulations and interference with network traffic. When relevant, historical and ethical/legal context will be discussed in relation to these topics. This course counts as a CS Elective toward the CS major (BS/BA) as well as an Any 2 Menu for BS subplans: SECURPRV, NETWORK, SOFTSYS. Undergraduate prerequisite: COMPSCI 453. 3 credits.
Taught simultaneously with CS690B