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Exercise Hand-out Date Exercise Discussion Remarks
Intro - 22.09.2021 (Muriel Franco) Exercises introduction and organization details (Slides (PDF, 96 KB))
Ex01 (PDF, 45 KB) 29.09.2021 06.10.2021 (Muriel Franco) Basics and High-Speed Networks
Ex02 (PDF, 48 KB) 06.10.2021 13.10.2021 (Muriel Franco) High-Speed Optical Networks
Ex03 (PDF, 50 KB) 13.10.2021 20.10.2021 (Muriel Franco) Optical Passive Network
Ex04 (PDF, 61 KB) 20.10.2021 27.10.2021  (Muriel Franco) ATM and ADSL
Ex05 (PDF, 67 KB) 27.10.2021 03.11.2021  (Muriel Franco) IP Technology and MPLS
Ex06 (PDF, 95 KB) 03.11.2021 10.11.2021  (Muriel Franco) QoS Basics
Ex07 (PDF, 50 KB) 10.11.2021 17.11.2021 (Eryk Schiller) QoS Methods
Ex08 (PDF, 85 KB) 17.11.2021 24.11.2021 (Eryk Schiller) QoS Monitoring
Ex09 (PDF, 37 KB) 24.11.2021 01.12.2021 (Eryk Schiller) Operations Management
Ex10 (PDF, 87 KB) 01.12.2021 08.12.2021 (Eryk Schiller) Transport Protocols
Ex11 (PDF, 47 KB) 08.12.2021 15.12.2021 (Eryk Schiller) Optimized Transport
Ex12 (PDF, 73 KB) 15.12.2021 22.12.2021 (Eryk Schiller) Messaging and Overlays

Exercise sheets are released Wednesdays until 7 pm. An exercise sheet mostly addresses the content of that day's lecture. After the release, at least one week is available to complete the exercise and submit the solution. Submission is made via e-mail (see below). The exercise is discussed in the exercise session of the day after the submission deadline. Therefore, solutions have to be submitted before the beginning of the exercise session. There will be twelve exercises in total.

Exercises of this lecture are obligatory for all students who want to achieve successful participation in the written exam. In order to judge individual understandings of exercise contents, tutors may ask students at any time and unexpected to present their solution. In order to be admitted to the final written exam, every student has to fulfill the following requirements:

  • Preparation and Submission of at least nine of the twelve (9/12) exercise sheets during the semester, before their respective deadline.
  • Each submitted answer for the exercises should be complete and meet a proper level of quality.
  • Attend 9/12 of the exercise sessions.
  • Present solutions when requested during the exercise sessions.

In case the requirements of the exercise do not be met by students (i.e., not submit at least 75% of the proposed exercises), a reduction of 10% in the final grade will be made. In addition, students that submit all of the proposed exercises along the semester AND attend all exercise sessions AND present solutions when requested will receive a bonus of 10% in the final grade. The correct answers for the exercises will be provided and discussed during the exercise class. Therefore, individual feedback will not be provided.

Please send a PDF file with your solutions to both exercises coordinators (Muriel Francoor Eryk Schiller) until 12 pm (latest by 23:59:59) the Tuesday before the exercise discussion. Depending on their solution, students might be asked in exercise sessions to present parts of it. At justified absence (illness or conscription/WK), students shall contact the tutor and hand in an official confirmation (e.g., attestation, march order).

Don't forget to add into your submission your full name, e-mail address, and your matriculation number.