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Network Architectures

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Network Architectures
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: KI810
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
180-minute written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI810 (P222-0061) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016 , semester 2, mandatory course
PIM-WN14 Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 2, optional course, not informatics specific
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Jonas Vogt, M.Sc.

[updated 17.02.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After completing this course, students will be acquainted with the three most important networks (fixed networks, mobile radio networks, private networks) and will be able to analyse network architectures and interfaces in order to plan network convergence.

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Module content:
1. Fixed networks: Access Network, narrowband switch, Uo-IF, V5.1/2-IF, SS7-IF
2. Mobile networks: Public Land Mobile Network, MSC, GMSC, RNC, SGSN, GGSN
Iu-IF(CS), Iu-IF(PS), Iub-IF, ...
3. Private networks: Ethernet, FDDI, LAN, WAN, WLAN, Bluetooth, HUB, Router, Gateway
4. ATM

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Recommended or required reading:
HALSALL F., Data Communications, Computernetworks and Open Systems
SIGMUND G., Technik der Netze
PITTS J.N., SCHORMANS J.A., UMTS Basics, T.O.P. Businessinteractive
Introduction to ATM

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Module offered in:
SS 2017, SS 2016, SS 2015, SS 2014, SS 2013, ...
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