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inf010 - Computer Networks (Complete module description)
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Module label Computer Networks
Module code inf010
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Department of Computing Science
Used in course of study
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) >
  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) >
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Computing Science (Master of Education) >
  • Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) Computing Science (Master of Education) >
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Module responsibility
Authorized examiners
Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module
Professional competence:
The students:
Identify the layers of the ISO/OSI model
  • Recognise the main concepts and algorithms of each IOS/OSI layer
  • Assign technical processes to the layers
  • Classify new technologies to the main concepts of the ISO/OSI model
  • Compare different methods and approaches of a layer (i.e. TCP and UDP)
  • Characterise safety-critical aspects of each layer

Methodological competence:
The students
  • Administer small networks
  • Characterise safety-critical aspects of networks

Social competence:
The students work on exercises in small teams

The students recognise their administraiton abilities
Module contents
Contents of this lecture (cf. suggested reading Tanenbaum and Wetherall)
  • Introduction to networks and the internet
  • Physical Layer
  • Data Link Layer
  • MAC Sub-Layer
  • Network Layer
  • Transport Layer
  • Session Layer
  • Presentation Layer
  • Application Layer
  • Technologies (Cable and Co)
  • Nyquist Shannon and Transmissions
  • CDMA
  • Hamming & CRC
  • Stop & wait, go back n, selective repeat
  • Aloha & CSMA
  • Ethernet technologies
  • Wifi
  • Paket switchen & Dijsktra
  • IP Adressing & Header
  • TCP
  • UDP
  • Buckets & TCP-Reno
  • DNS
  • Flask
  • RSA & PGP
  • Firewalls
Reader's advisory
  • lecture notes
  • A. Tanenbaum & D. Wetherall: Computernetzwerke, Pearson Studiu, 5. Aufl. 2012
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel AM (Aufbaumodul / Composition)
Modulart je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program V+Ü
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 3.00 SuSe 42 h
Exercises 1.00 SuSe 14 h
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
At the end of the lecture period
Written or oral exam