Lecture/Tutorial Communication Networks: Systems (before WS 2015/16)

(former Communication Networks I)

 

Schedule

This lecture is held in the Winter Semester.

Credits: 4 ECTS points, V2Ü1

VAK Number: 01-M-CNS-1

 

Lecturers

Carmelita Görg

Koojana Kuladinithi

Andreas Könsgen

 

Tutors

Koojana Kuladinithi

Andreas Könsgen

 

Content Overview

  • distributed systems
  • ISO reference model for open communication
  • functions of the 7 layers of the OSI model
  • physical Layer
  • data link layer (logical link control, media access control)
  • network layer
  • transport layer
  • structure and function of local networks
  • wide area networks
  • network control: (virtual) connections, routing, adressing, flow control
  • system examples: TCP/IP, ISDN/B-ISDN/ATM, wireless networks/mobile radio networks

 

Exercise Sheets (1-8)

Exercise sheets (9-12)

References and additional material

Alternating Bit Protocol:

ls4-www.cs.uni-dortmund.de/RVS/MA/hk/OrdnerVertAlgo/AltBitText.html

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternating_bit_protocol

Ethernet:

www.vde-itg-kommunikationsnetze.de/images/stories/Fachtagungen/zdn2010/ZdN2010-EthernetSurvey.pdf (Current Ethernet developments)

ISDN:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISDN

ATM/B-ISDN:

www.cl.cam.ac.uk/Research/SRG/greenbook.html

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asynchronous_Transfer_Mode

HDLC:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HDLC

www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/cisintwk/ito_doc/sdlcetc.pdf

ISO/OSI:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/internetworking/technology/handbook/OSI-Protocols.html

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OSI_model

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OSI_protocols

TCP/IP:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TCP/IP

www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2001.html (Nice overview Slow Start, Congestion Avoidance, Fast Retransmit, Fast Recovery)

General:

www.techfest.com/networking/prot.htm

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