Computer Science Department Boston University
Networks PhD Depth Exam
1. Check that there are 5 questions over 6 pages including this page. Answer all questions. Turn in your answers by Friday, November 19, 4:00pm, at MCS-140G. 2. You are free to consult any notes, books and papers during the examination—make sure to include your references. Copying existing solutions or parts of them will be considered plagiarism, and in this case you will fail the exam. You must develop your own solutions, which might use existing ideas and techniques, as long as you cite them and clearly explain how these existing ideas/techniques ﬁt within your own solution. Failure to do so and a feel of cut-and-paste in your answers will receive zero credit and you may fail the exam. You are NOT allowed to consult with any person during the examination. 3. You may typeset your answers (in which you should feel free to include hand-drawn ﬁgures), or you may neatly write your answers. Please a..