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051034 VO Network Technologies (2020W)



Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The first lecture will be on Thursday October 01.

The lectures will be purely online. Details on how to attend will be in the corresponding Moodle (Please check from October 1 on).

There is no mandatory attendance. We plan to record all lectures.

Thursday 01.10. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 08.10. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 15.10. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 22.10. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 29.10. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 05.11. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 12.11. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 19.11. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 26.11. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 03.12. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 10.12. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 17.12. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 07.01. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 14.01. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 21.01. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 28.01. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Goal of this lecture is to understand and be able to apply the most important concepts of modern network technologies, in particular:

1. Allgemeine Konzepte
2. Application Layer
3. Transport Layer
4. Data Plane
5. Control Plane
6. Link Layer
7. Wireless
8. Security
9. Multimedia

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam at the end of the course, multiple choice and free text.

Depending on how the situation develops, the exam will be online or in person.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

In accordance with the guidelines of the University of Vienna this course will be held in English. Therefore, knowledge at the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is recommended.

>=85%: Very good (1)
84-­‐75%: Good (2)
74-­‐63%: Satisfactory (3)
62-­‐50%: Sufficient (4)
< 50%: Not sufficient (5)

It will be possible to obtain bonus points (at most 10%) via a project. Details will be provided in the lecture.
- the final number of points will be calculated by adding bonus and exam points (e.g., 10%+41%=51%, 6%+60%=66% etc.)
- 100% of the grade can also be reached without bonus points, via the exam.

Examination topics

Contents of the lecture and selected extra material, which will be provided in the Moodle.

The exam questions will be in both languages (German and English) and can also be answered in both languages.

Reading list

J. F. Kurose, K. W. Ross, Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 7th edition

Association in the course directory

Module: NET UF-INF-11

Last modified: We 17.03.2021 13:48