Communication Networks 3

(Kommunikationsnetze 3)

Lecturer: Professor Frank Fitzek
Main lecturer:
Professor Frank Fitzek
Assistant: Dipl.-Ing. Robert-Steve Schmoll
Dipl.-Ing. Robert-Steve Schmoll


Exam: Due to the number of registered students we will have a written exam on the 22nd of February. It will take part between 9:00 and 11:00 in room FAL07/08. You will need A4 paper and a pen.

Optional course, 9. Semester
Extent: 2 1 0 (V/Ü/P)
Tuesday, 14:50 and Wednesday 11:10 every second week

Lecture slides are ONLINE: OPAL (Password needed, please write a mail or get it during the next lecture)


Prof. Fitzek, members of the chair and invited speakers (e.g. Dr. Bruno Jacobfeuerborn (Deutsche Telekom AG)).


In this lecture we discuss hot topics of communication networks that are discussed in the IETF, IEEE, and 3/5GPPP standardisation groups. Furthermore, guest lectures will complete the module.

  • Tactile Internet & Cyber Physical Systems
  • Software Defined Networks
  • Network Function Virtualisation
  • Mobile Edge Cloud
  • General Multi-Path
  • Quic & Multi-Path TCP
  • MANET (Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks)
  • IoT (Internet of Things) & LORA (LOng RAnge communications)
  • WebRTC, ICN (Information-Centric Networking), CDN (Content Delivery Networks)


09. Okt. 2018FAL 07/085G Atom + Tactile Internet
16. Okt. 2018FAL 07/085G Atom + Tactile Internet
17. Okt. 2018FAL 07/08Concepts: Mobile Edge Cloud, Network Slicing
23. Okt. 2018FAL 07/08Concepts: NFV, SDN
30. Okt. 2018FAL 07/08Openstack, Kubernetes (Giang)
06. Nov. 2018FAL 07/08Openstack, Kubernetes
13. Nov. 2018FAL 07/08Multipath (Frawi)
14. Nov. 2018FAL 07/08Multipath Exercise (Frawi)
20. Nov. 2018FAL 07/08SDN 1 (Justus)
27. Nov. 2018FAL 07/08SDN 2 (Justus)
28. Nov. 2018FAL 07/08Machine Learning 1 (Mate, Vincent)
04. Dez. 2018FAL 07/08Openstack Exercise (Giang)
11. Dez. 2018FAL 07/08Software Defined Radio 1 (Javier)
12. Dez 2018FAL 07/08cancelled!
18. Dez. 2018FAL 07/08Software Defined Radio 2 (Javier)
08. Jan. 2019FAL 07/08Machine Learning 2 (Mate, Vincent)
09. Jan. 2019FAL 07/08cancelled
15. Jan. 2019FAL 07/08Service Function Chaining (Zuo)
22. Jan. 2019FAL 07/08Service Function Chaining (Zuo)
23. Jan. 2019FAL 07/08IPv6 (Krishna, Roberto)
29. Jan. 2019FAL 07/08Exam preparation