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Next-Generation Networks

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Next-Generation Networks
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: KI865
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: 3
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
180-minute written exam

[updated 02.07.2007]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI865 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016 , semester 3, optional course, telecommunications-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
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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