Lecture: Data Communication and Internet Technology




  • Term: Master Computer Science
  • Requirements:
  • Faculty:
  • Effort: 4L + 2E


  • The first lecture will take place on Tuesday, October 27 (i.e., in the third lecturing week of the winter term). All organizational information on the lecture and its exercises will be given at the first appointment on October 27.
  • With regard to contents, the lecture is identical to the Uni Bonn Master lecture "High Performance Networking" which takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays. Both lectures will progress according to the same schedule, i.e. the Monday and Wednesday lectures for "High Performance Networking" will cover the same topics as the Tuesday and Thursday lectures for "Data Communication and Internet Technology" in the same week. Both lectures are open to Uni Bonn Master students, Diploma students, and B-IT students. You can freely decide which appointment suits you better and even dynamically switch between the two lectures at your pleasure.

Mailing list

The mailing list "HPN" is used for news concerning the lecture "Data Communication and Internet Technology". An additional purpose is to discuss the lecture topics or assignment sheets. It is strongly recommended to subscribe to the mailing list. More information can be found here.


  • January 25, 2010: Assignment sheet 10 is online.
  • January 19, 2010: Assignment sheet 9 is online.
  • January 11, 2010: Assignment sheet 8 is online.
  • December 18, 2009: Information sheet about the presentation of practical exercises is online.
  • December 14, 2009: Assignment sheet 7 is online.
  • December 7, 2009: Assignment sheet 6 is online.
  • November 30, 2009: Assignment sheet 5 is online.
  • November 23, 2009: Assignment sheet 4 is online.
  • November 21, 2009: The registration page for the practical exercises can be found here. Update: registration is now closed!
  • November 16, 2009: Practical assignment sheet 2 is online.
  • November 16, 2009: Assignment sheet 3 is online.
  • November 9, 2009: Assignment sheet 2 is online.
  • November 3, 2009: Change in lecture hall. The HPN lecture at Römerstr. will now be held in lecture hall HS2 (ground floor; enter the building through the main entrance, turn right and walk down the corridor; then enter the second lecture hall on the left) instead of A207. The changes comes into effect already tomorrow!
  • November 2, 2009: Assignment sheet 1 is online.
  • November 2, 2009: Practical assignment sheet 1 is online.
  • November 2, 2009: The presentation "Important information about the exercises" has been updated.