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Course details 2012-2013  
Seminar computer networks
Course Code :2001WETSCN
Study domain:Computer Science
Bi-anuall course:Taught in academic years starting in an even year
Semester:Semester: 2nd semester
Contact hours:25
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction :English
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Chris Blondia
Vincenzo De Florio


1. Prerequisites

At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
Specific prerequisites for this course:
The student has a good overview of telecommunication systems in general

2. Learning outcomes

The student is able to understand and to summarize a scientific presentation on certain aspects of communication systems. The student is also able to further elaborate the subject that is treated during the presentation by gathering more information and writing a paper.

These learning outcomes correspond with the following general learning outcomes of a master in computer science:
- The student must be able to assess the results of recent progress in research on computer science in general and communication networks in particular.
- The student should be able to report on information he/she has collected related to a well-dfined subject or problem.

3. Course contents

The different subjects that are treated during the presentations are determined each year according to the availability of speakers.

4. Teaching method

Class contact teaching:
  • Seminars

  • Personal work:
  • Assignments:Individually

  • 5. Assessment method and criteria

  • Oral with written preparation

  • Written assignment:
  • With oral presentation

  • 6. Study material

    Required reading

    Study material that is distributed by the invited speakers.

    Optional reading

    The following study material can be studied on a voluntary basis:
    The student may consult the library or the Internet to obtain more information on the subjects presented by the speakers.

    7. Contact information
    Dr. Vincenzo De Florio
    (+)last update: 03/02/2012 13:32 chris.blondia