Computer Networks (Winter 2018/2019)

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Workload/ECTS Credits: 120h, 4 ECTS (old PO), 5 ECTS (new PO)
Module: B.Inf.902: Telematik (old), B.Inf.1204.Telematik/Computernetzwerke (new)
Lecturer: Prof. Xiaoming Fu Dr. Yali Yuan
Teaching assistant: Yachao Shao, MSc.
Time: Lecture: Thursday, 10am-12pm, Exercise: Thursday, 12pm-1pm
Place: Mikrobiologie-Hörsaalgebäude - MN06 Google Maps
UniVZ [1]

Course description

Principles and basic understanding of computer networking, with an emphasis on the Internet. Topics include: the concepts and components of computer networks, packet switching, layered architectures, TCP/IP, error control, window flow control, local area networks, network layer and mobility, transport layer and congestion control, Quality of Service and multimedia networking, network management and security, and an introduction to current research topics. After this course students should have general knowledge on basic concepts of networking, how the Internet works and basic network programming.

Preliminary Schedule

Date Topic Slides Excercises Excercise notes
18.10.2018 Introduction & Layering
25.10.2018 Link Layer I
01.11.2018 Link Layer II
08.11.2018 Network Layer I
15.11.2018 Network Layer II
22.11.2018 Network Layer III
29.11.2018 Transport Layer I
06.12.2018 Transport Layer II
13.12.2018 Networked Multimedia
10.01.2018 Quality of Service
17.01.2019 Network Security I
24.01.2019 Network Security II
31.01.2019 Q&A
07.02.2019 Final Exam


Additional References

Other Resources

  • Movie: "Warriors of the Net" [2]


  • Computer Science I, II; basic familiarity with UNIX and C.