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Next-Generation Networks

Module name (EN): Next-Generation Networks
Degree programme: Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: KI865
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
180-minute written exam
Curricular relevance:
KI865 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 3, optional course, telecommunications-specific
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
Dipl.-Ing. Harald Krauss

[updated 01.04.2003]
Learning outcomes:
The aim of this module is to show students the potential behind network convergence (voice, data, etc.) and to illustrate how and with what interfaces and protocols network convergence can be realized.

[updated 02.07.2007]
Module content:
1. Introduction: network evolution
1.1......Conventional network concepts
1.2......Telephony networks
1.3......Mobile networks
2. Quality of Service
2.1......ITU specifications
2.2......Architecture and protocols
3. The IETF architecture and its protocols
3.1......Examples of convergence
3.2......Soft switching
3.3......Private networks
4. Services
4.1......Intelligent networks and the internet
4.2......Authentication, authorization and accounting

[updated 02.07.2007]
Recommended or required reading:
SIGMUND G., Next Generation Networks
FORD M., LEW K., et al, Handbuch Netzwerk-Technologien. Komplettes Grundwissen für Internetworking und Networking. Markt&Technik, 1998

[updated 02.07.2007]
Module offered in:
SS 2008, SS 2007, SS 2006, SS 2005
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