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Winter 2008/2009


Time: Thursday 10.00 - 12.00
Place: MN 08, GZG (Geographisches Institut)
Workload/Credits: 3 SWS, 4 ECTS credits
Module: B.inf.302
Instructors: Xiaoming Fu, Jun Lei, Ralf Lübben
Please check Stud.IP for additional information and course materials.

Please check latest news in Stud.IP, where you find further course materials and easy interface for discussions (including a WiKi entry for your project progress).

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.


  • Further materials will be provided in StudIP.


  • Thursday, 12:15-13:00 s.t (afterwards the lesson)


Additional References


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