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Internet Routing (Lecture, SoSe 2013)

In this lecture, you will learn and understand the concepts and tools that allow you to surf the Internet.

  • Review: How the Internet works
  • Overview of Internet routing

    • Routing vs switching
    • Link state vs. distance vector

  • Introduction to wireless

    • The wireless channel, 802.11

  • Wireless routing in the beginning

    • DSR, AODV

  • Intra-domain routing

    • RIP, OSPF

  • Inter-domain routing, BGP

    • End-to-end effect, topology inference

  • Traffic engineering and MPLS
  • Wireless Internet routing

    • Wireless routing metrics, gateway selection and discovery
    • OLSR

  • New Internet routing architectures
  • Selected topics in wireless routing
  • Overlay/underlay interactions



Anja Feldmann [1], Ramin Khalili [2]
Additional contact person:
Philipp Schmidt [3]
Event typ:
Lecture (Vorlesung)
Diplom Informatik: Operating and Communication Systems / Betriebs- und Kommunikationssysteme (BKS)
Master of Computer Science: Communication-Based Systems (Master Informatik: Kommunikations­basierte Systeme)
Master of Computer Engineering: Technical Applications (Master Technische Informatik: Technische Anwendungen)
Bachelor of Computer Science: Communication Technology (Bachelor Informatik: Kommunikations­technik)
Bachelor of Computer Engineering: Computer Engineering (Bachelor Technische Informatik: Technische Informatik)
Part of the modules MINF-KT-NA/VTK.S13 [4], MINF-KT-NA/VTG.S13 [5]
fridays, 10–12 a.m., weekly
first meeting:
12 April 2013
MAR 0.017
Course ID:
0432 L 814
bachelor students after their basic studies (from the fifth semester on), master students, and Diplom students
basic studies / basic modules
as well as the lectures "Network Protocols and Architectures" (Prof. Feldmann), "TechGI 4" (Prof. Wolisz), or equivalent
further information:
see ISIS [6]



If you are interested in attending please make sure you are subscribed to this course in ISIS to receive infomration and announcements.

A module registration is also required for Bachelor and Master students. Further information will be given in the lecture and via ISIS.


There will be neither a tutorial nor exercise sheets.



  • James F. Kurose and Keith W. Ross. Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach. Addison-Wesley, fourth edition, 2007. (englisch), online version (preliminary version of 1st edition, password will be given during the course)

Disclaimer and Acknowledgements

Lots of content borrowed from/inspired by:

  • Computer Networking: A Top Down Approach Featuring the Internet, 3rd edition. By Jim Kurose and Keith Ross, Addison-Wesley, July 2004 (see below).
  • Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: Routing, MAC and Transport Issues, Infocom 2006 Tutorial by Nitin Vaidya (www.crhc.illinois.edu/wireless/tutorials.html [7])
  • Computer Networks, EPFL-IC, Fall 2008, Jean-Pierre Hubaux and Mohammad Hossein Manshaei (compnet.epfl.ch [8])
  • Mobile Networks, EPFL-IC, Spring 2009, Jean-Pierre Hubaux (mobnet.epfl.ch [9])
  • Optimized Link State Routing, Andreas Tønnesen (www.olsr.org/?q=links [10])
  • Cigdem Sengul, [11] 802.11s tutorial
  • Wikipedia (but be cautious …)

Lehre / Teaching, SoSe 2013

  • Routerlab (PR) [12]
  • NA: Internet Measurement (SE) [13]
  • Internet Security (VL) [14]
  • Internet Measurement (VL) [15]
  • Internet Routing (VL) [16]

Registration at Prüfungsamt

Exam and module
registration at INET
take place via the
Prüfungsamt (exam

Internet Routing (VL)

Internet Routing (VL)
0432 L 814
Lecturer: Anja Feldmann, Ramin Khalili

12.04.2013 to 12.07.2013

Fr 10:00 - 12:00 o'clock

Location: MAR 0.017

Website [17]
ISIS [18]

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