Computer Networks (Winter 2014/2015)

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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. Dr. Xiaoming Fu
Teaching assistant: Hong Huang, M.Sc., Narisu Tao, M.Sc.
Time: Lecture: Thursday, 10am-12pm, Exercise: Thursday, 12pm-1pm
Place: Mikrobiologie-Hörsaalgebäude - MN06 Google Maps
UniVZ Link

Course description

Principles and basic understanding of computer networking, with an emphasis on the Internet. Topics include: the concepts and components of computer networks, protocol engineering and formal specification basis, 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.

Old exam sheets

The following old exam sheets are provided for self-study purposes. They will not be discusses during an exercise session, nor will we provide answer sheets. However, you can email questions regarding a particular exercise to the TA's to be considered during the Q&A session at the end of the semester.


Additional References

Other Resources

  • Movie: "Warriors of the Net" [1]


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