COMP 631 Course Projects Pursued in the Past (several of these were related to RA projects that the students were pursuing in other fields):
Examples of "investigative" projects pursued in COMP 631 in the past :
Youtube Video Streaming - HTTP/TCP Effectiveness.
Global and Local Latency Analysis.
Comparative Study of DDoS Detection Algorithms.
Comparison of Active Queue Management Algorithms Performance for Network Traffic.
Ultra-high Speed Network Bandwidth Estimation Using Machine Learning Approaches.
Feasibility of Capitalism-based Inter-domain Network Routing.
Implementation of a Distributed File Storage System Using Chord Protocol.
Experimental Evaluation of Chord.
Analyzing the Consistency of BiCoin P2P Networks.
Design and Evaluation of a Technique for Detecting Network Scans (RA extension)
PCA-based Anomaly Detection Techniques (RA extension)
Application-level Communication Protocols for Collaborative Architectures (RA extension)
Experimental Evaluation of Shrew Attacks
Response-time Calculation for Evaluating AQM Proposals (RA extension)
Inferring a Proprietary Wireless L3 Protocol From Packet Traces
A list of past projects pursued in COMP 734 (Distributed Systems) can be found
. A majority of these topics would also be suitable as course projects for COMP 631.