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Computer Networks and Internet Technology WS 2020/21

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General information
Language: 
English
Time: 
703034 PS Wednesday 09.00 - 11.00
703034 PS Wednesday 15.00 - 17.00
Location: 
eLecture - online
Description: 

Learning Outcome:

The learning objective of this course is to understand the fundamental concepts of computer networks with a focus on the Internet. At the end of this course you know general principles of network design, will be able to build and operate Internet-like network infrastructure and be able to identify the right set of metrics and quantify performance as well as the adequacy of design choices of the past or of the future. Furthermore you will have attained the ability to individually acquire similar topics and ask questions on networking topics critically.

 

Contents:

In this course we learn how the Internet works and how it is operated. Students will get a comprehensive overview of the key protocols and architecture principles and relevant Applicaitons. Apart from getting to know the state-of-the-Art in network design we will review specific (historic) design choices made and will try to assess them quantitatively. Apart from understanding the fundamentals the course also aims at empowering you with knowledge and hands-on practical exposure to the most relevant tools of todays Internet. Furthermore we will invite several external speakers to shed light on current topics relevant to the Internet's history and future.

The lecture is accompanied by a Proseminar where we will deepen the theoretic understanding with individual exercises and gain hands-on experience with simple programming exercises.

 

Methods:

This bachelor class is taught in German. All course material will be made available in English. In the Winter term 2020/21 this course will be soleley offerd online.

 

Assessment:

Lecture: Written exam.

Proseminar: Grading of written exercises and practical hands on exercises, mid-term-quiz. The exam is open-book. Electronic decives are prohibited with the exception of a (non-connected) calculator.

 

Literature:

  • James F. Kurose and Keith W. Ross, Computer Networking: A Top-down Approach, 7th edition, Boston, Pearson, 2017.
  • Andrew S. Tanenbaum and David J. Wetherall, Computer Networks, 5th edition, Prentice Hall, 2015.

 

Time: Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, Group 4, Group 5, Group 6, Group 7, Group 8, Group 9, Group 10  | Chhetri T.

 

  • Wed 14.10.2020    09.00 - 11.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 14.10.2020    15.00 - 17.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 21.10.2020    09.00 - 11.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 21.10.2020    15.00 - 17.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 28.10.2020    09.00 - 11.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 28.10.2020    15.00 - 17.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 04.11.2020    09.00 - 11.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 04.11.2020    15.00 - 17.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 11.11.2020    09.00 - 11.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 11.11.2020    15.00 - 17.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 18.11.2020    09.00 - 11.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 18.11.2020    15.00 - 17.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 25.11.2020    09.00 - 11.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 25.11.2020    15.00 - 17.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 02.12.2020    09.00 - 11.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 02.12.2020    15.00 - 17.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 09.12.2020    09.00 - 11.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 09.12.2020    15.00 - 17.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 16.12.2020    09.00 - 11.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 16.12.2020    15.00 - 17.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 13.01.2021    09.00 - 11.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 13.01.2021    15.00 - 17.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 20.01.2021    09.00 - 11.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 20.01.2021    15.00 - 17.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 27.01.2021    09.00 - 11.00     eLecture - online
  • Wed 27.01.2021    15.00 - 17.00     eLecture - online

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