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Seminar on Internet Technologies

Winter 2008/2009


Time: no regular meetings
Place: IfI 3.101
Workload/Credits: 4 ECTS credits
Module: CS M.inf.308/309: Seminar Telematik I/II -or- CS B.inf.310/311: Proseminar I/II
Instructors: Xiaoming Fu, Niklas Neumann
Please check Stud.IP for additional information and course materials.

Course description

The seminar will cover selected topics from current research and technology approaches in computer networking. Each student will write a report on one topic and present it during the seminar. The seminar is held on a small number of block meetings where the students give their presentations. There will be no regular meetings.

Passing requirements

  • Prepare a written report on the selected topic (12-15 pages).
  • Present the selected topic in the seminar (30 min. presentation + 10 min. discussion).
  • Presence and active participation during all meetings.


The timetable is preliminary. Please check here for changes.
  • 23 October 2008, 16.00 to 18.00:  First general meeting. Introduction to the course and open questions.
  • 11 December 2008, 16.00 to 18.00: 1st round of presentations.
  • 8 January 2009, 16.00 to 18.00: 2nd round or presentations.
  • 22 January 2009, 16.00 to 18.00: 3rd round of presentations.


Topics can be chosen at any time. Please send an email to neumann a informatik.uni-goettingen.de with the topic you want and your student data (Bsc/Msc, semester, matriculation no.). If you have questions feel free to contact your topic advisor.
Topic Supervisor Initial readings Status
Securing Media Transport Protocols Niklas Neumann [1] open
Access Control for Digital Media Distribution Niklas Neumann [2] assigned
Peer-to-Peer Traffic from an Operators Point-of-View Niklas Neumann [3] open
Next Generation Peer-to-Peer (P2P) File Sharing Jun Lei [4] assigned
Emergency Call Information with Internet Technologies Jun Lei Emergency_call.doc open
Trust management in decentralized systems - P2P Security Florian Tegeler [5] assigned
Challenges and Solutions for stressed networks Florian Tegeler [6] open
Multicast Routing Ralf Lübben [7] open
Traffic Generation Ralf Lübben [8] open
State-of-the-art and deployment scenarios for IPv6 Mayutan Arumaithurai [9] open
Network Coding and its applications Fang-Chun Kuo (Vicky) [10] open
Data center networking Fang-Chun Kuo (Vicky) [11] open