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Module INF-40-01-M-5

Networked Systems (M, 4.0 LP, AUSL)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
INF-40-01-M-5 Networked Systems 4.0 CP (120 h)


CP, Effort 4.0 CP = 120 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [5] Master (Entry Level)
Language [DE/EN] German or English as required
Module Manager
Area of study [INF-VVS] Distributed and Networked Systems
Reference course of study [INF-88.79-SG] M.Sc. Computer Science
Livecycle-State [AUSL] Phase-out period


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
2V+1U INF-40-01-K-5
Networked Systems
P 42 h 78 h
ja PL1 4.0 WiSe
  • About [INF-40-01-K-5]: Title: "Networked Systems"; Presence-Time: 42 h; Self-Study: 78 h
  • About [INF-40-01-K-5]: The study achievement "[U-Schein] proof of successful participation in the exercise classes (ungraded)" must be obtained.
    • It is a prerequisite for the examination for PL1.

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written or oral examination
  • Examination Frequency: each semester
  • Examination number: 64001 ("Networked Systems")
    Type of examination will be announced in the lecture. Duration of the examination: ref. examination regulations.

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


  • distributed applications (multimedia, production automation, vehicle applications)
  • communication technologies (e.g., CAN, FlexRay, WLAN, ZigBee, WirelessHART)
  • Timing synchronization (Reference Broadcasts, Black Burst Synchronization etc.)
  • quality of service (QoS specification, QoS provision, QoS control, QoS management)
  • routing in ad hoc networks (best effort/QoS)

Competencies / intended learning achievements

After successfully completing of the module, students will be able to
  • explain the tasks, structure and mode of operation of special communication systems and their areas of application using concrete examples,
  • use suitable criteria for the evaluation and selection of specialized communication technologies,
  • explain essential aspects and procedures of time synchronization in wireless networks
  • explain essential aspects of the concept of network quality of service,
  • explain essential aspects of the assessment of quality-of-service routing procedures
  • identify suitable system approaches and justify their use in accordance with the situation,
  • justify the requirements for the use of distributed systems


Literature will be announced in the lecture.

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)


Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [INF-40-01-M-5]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[WIW-82.176-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Computer Science (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Field of study: Computer Science [WP] Compulsory Elective
[INF-88.79-SG] M.Sc. Computer Science [Specialisation] Specialization 1 [WP] Compulsory Elective
Module-Pool Name
[INF-SIAK-DT-CS-MPOOL-6] SIAK Certificate "Digital Transformation" - Modules INF "Computer Science"
[INF-VVS_Ba_V-MPOOL-4] Specialization Bachelor TA Distributed and Networked Systems
[MV-MBINFO-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Maschinenbau mit angewandter Informatik