12975 - Internet - Functionality, Protocols, Applications Modulübersicht

Module Number: 12975
Module Title:Internet - Functionality, Protocols, Applications
  Internet - Funktionsweise, Protokolle, Anwendungen
Department: Faculty 1 - Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Responsible Staff Member:
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Hohlfeld, Oliver
Language of Teaching / Examination:English
Duration:1 semester
Frequency of Offer: Every summer semester
Credits: 6
Learning Outcome:Students understand the functioning of the Internet, in particular the most important Internet protocols and principles of application design, including the underlying basics and techniques (e.g. the internet protocol stack), as well as the basics of multimedia communication. They are familiar with modern developments in the Internet and advanced topics from practice and research (e.g. quality of qervice, peer-to-peer, cloud computing, internet of things). They are enabeled to specialize in these topics.
  • History, structure, and organization of the Internet
  • Internet economics
  • Internet protocol stack (IPv4, CIDR, IPv6, DHCP, BGP, TCP, UDP, DNS, HTTP)
  • Quality of Service (types, mechanisms, Intserv, Diffserv)
  • Fundamentals of multimedia communication
  • Data center networking
  • Content distribution networks
Recommended Prerequisites:Knowledge of the content of module:
  • 11454 Grundlagen der Rechnernetze
Mandatory Prerequisites:None
Forms of Teaching and Proportion:
  • Lecture / 3 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Exercise / 1 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Self organised studies / 120 Hours
Teaching Materials and Literature:
  • Tanenbaum, A. S., Wetherall, D. J: Computer Networks (5th Edition), Prentice Hall, Pearson Studium, 2011
  • Stallings, W.: Data and Computer Communications (8th ed.), Prentice Hall, 2008.
  • Kurose, J. F.; Ross, K. W.: Computernetzwerke (5. Aufl.), Pearson Studium, 2012.
  • Steinmetz, R.; Nahrstedt, C.: Multimedia Systems. Springer, 2010
Module Examination:Prerequisite + Final Module Examination (MAP)
Assessment Mode for Module Examination:Prerequisite:
  • Successful completion of exercise sheets
Final module examination:
  • Written examination,90 min. OR
  • Oral examination, 30-45 min. (with small number of participants)
In the first lecture it will be announced, if the examination will be offered in written or oral form.
Evaluation of Module Examination:Performance Verification – graded
Limited Number of Participants:None
Part of the Study Programme:
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Cyber Security / keine PO
  • Master (research-oriented) / Cyber Security / PO 2017
  • Master (research-oriented) / eBusiness / PO 2007
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Elektrotechnik / keine PO
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Informatik / keine PO
  • Master (research-oriented) / Informatik / PO 2008
  • Master (research-oriented) / Informations- und Medientechnik / PO 2017
  • Master (research-oriented) / Künstliche Intelligenz Technologie / PO 2022
  • Bachelor (research-oriented) / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen / PO 2008
  • Master (research-oriented) / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen / PO 2008
  • Study programme Informatik M.Sc.: Compulsory elective module in complex „AAngewandte und technische Informatik“ (level 400)
  • Study programme eBusiness M.Sc.: Compulsory elective module in complex „Entwicklung und Aufbau von eBusiness-Systemen“
  • Study programme Physics M.Sc.: Compulsory elective module in subsidiary subject „Computer Science“
  • Study programme Cyber Security M.Sc.: Compulsory elective module in complex „Computer Science“
  • Study programme Künstliche Intelligenz Technologie M.Sc.: Compulsory elective module in complex „Software-basierte Systeme“
Module Components:
  • Lecture: Internet - Functionality, Protocols, Applications
  • Accompanying exercise
  • Related examination
Components to be offered in the Current Semester:
  • no assignment