System Software and Computer Communication
(dt. Systemsoftware und Rechnerkommunikation)
|Level, degree of commitment in original study programme||Basic module, required module|
|Forms of teaching and learning,
|Lecture (4 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS), |
270 hours (90 h attendance, 180 h private study)
Course requirement: Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the points from the weekly exercises as well as at least 2 presentations of the tasks.
Examination type: Written examination
|German,The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for study course B.Sc. Computer Sciences.|
|Original study programme||B.Sc. Informatik / Informatik Basismodule|
|One semester, |
each summer semester
|Person in charge of the module's outline||Prof. Dr. Bernd Freisleben|
- Basics of system software: tasks, processes, resource management, synchronization, deadlocks, memory management, file systems, input/output, virtualization, Unix introduction
- Basics of computer communications: Protocols: ISO-OSI, TCP/IP. Data transfer: twisted pair, coax, fiber, bit encodings, modulation techniques, MODEMs, ISDN; networks: LANs, WANs, GANs, MANs, Ethernet, Token Ring, Bridges, Router, FDDI, ATM
- Internet: TCP/UDP/IP protocols, Internet addresses, routing, DNS, ARP, FTP, e-mail, HTTP, WWW
- Basic knowledge of the concepts of system software,
- Dealing with Unix operating system commands,
- Knowledge of the methods of computer communications,
- Knowledge of the concepts of the Internet,
- Practice of scientific working methods (recognition, formulation, solving problems, training of abstraction skills),
- Training of oral communication skills in the exercises by practicing free speech in front of an audience and during discussion.
- W. Stallings: Operating Systems, Pearson, 2011; A.S. Tanenbaum: Modern Operating Systems, Prentice Hall, 2008; J. Kurose, K. Ross: Computernetze, Pearson 2014; A.S. Tanenbaum: Computer-netzwerke, Pearson 2003; F. Halsall: Data Communications, Computer Networks and Open Systems, Addison-Wesley 1998; Schreiner, Rüdiger: Computernetzwerke, Hanser 2009; Lienemann, G., Larisch, D., TCP/IP - Grundlagen und Praxis, Heise 2010.
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