- Architecture models (service, protocol, layer architecture; Internet architecture, LAN architecture)
- Physical fundamentals (signal, bandwidth, physical media)
- Bit transmission (coding, modulation, multiplexing)
- Protection protocols (bit error, error coding, error handling, flow control)
- Protocols in local networks (media with multiple access, collision, arbitration, CSMA, CSMA/CD, token passing)
- Switching protocols (addressing, routing procedures, congestion control, Internetworking)
- Transport protocols (addressing, delayed duplicate problem, connection management, flow control, overload control)
- Application protocols (transmission of structured data, ASN.1, compression of data, addressing, application-specific communication services)
Communication Systems (M, 4.0 LP)
|Module Number||Module Name||CP (Effort)|
|INF-02-13-M-2||Communication Systems||4.0 CP (120 h)|
|CP, Effort||4.0 CP = 120 h|
|Position of the semester||1 Sem. in SuSe|
|Level|| Bachelor (Fundamentals)|
|Area of study||[INF-PFL] Mandatory Modules|
|Reference course of study||[INF-82.79-SG] B.Sc. Computer Science|
|Type/SWS||Course Number||Title||Choice in |
|SL||SL is |
required for exa.
|P||42 h||78 h||
Examination achievement PL1
- Form of examination: written exam (Klausur) (60-90 Min.)
- Examination Frequency: each semester
- Examination number: 60213 ("Communication Systems")
Evaluation of grades
The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.
Competencies / intended learning achievements
Detailed understanding of the principles, building blocks and inherent design philosophies of modern communication systems, in particular the Internet:
- Top-down approach through the layered protocol structure of communication systems.
- Basic mechanisms in communication systems, for example congestion control, routing, etc.
- Design alternatives, for example connection-oriented vs. connectionsless systems, etc.
- Quantitative understanding of communication systems.
- J. Kurose and K. Ross. Computer Networking - A Top Down Approach Featuring the Internet. Pearson, 2nd Edition, 2003.
- S. Tanenbaum. Computer Networks. Prentice Hall, 4th edition, 2003.
- L.L. Peterson and B. Davie. Computer Networks — A Systems Approach. Morgan Kaufmann, 2003.
Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)None
Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)None
References to Module / Module Number [INF-02-13-M-2]
|Course of Study||Section||Choice/Obligation|
|[INF-82.79-SG] B.Sc. Computer Science||[Compulsory Modules] Computer Science Systems||[P] Compulsory|
|[MAT-82.105-SG] B.Sc. Mathematics||[Subsidiary Topic] Subsidiary Subject (Minor)||[WP] Compulsory Elective|
|[WIW-82.176-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Computer Science (2009) ||[Fundamentals] Field of study: Computer Science||[P] Compulsory|
|[WIW-82.789-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Studies with Technical Qualifications (2009) ||[Fundamentals] Field of study: Computer Science||[P] Compulsory|
|[MAT-88.118-SG] M.Sc. Industrial Mathematics||[Core Modules (non specialised)] Computer Science and Computational Methods||[WP] Compulsory Elective|
|[MAT-88.276-SG] M.Sc. Business Mathematics||[Core Modules (non specialised)] Computer Science and Computational Methods||[WP] Compulsory Elective|
|[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Studies with Technical Qualifications (2021) ||[Core Modules (non specialised)] Technical Profile Area||[P] Compulsory|
|[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Computer Science (2021) ||[Specialisation] Field of Study: Computer Science||[P] Compulsory|