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Master Project Network Information Systems



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Seit SoSe 2021

Fakultät IV

HFT 6-1

Institut für Telekommunikationssysteme

34331800 FG Netzwerk- und Informationstheorie

Stanczak, Slawomir

Stanczak, Slawomir

POS-Nummer PORD-Nummer Modultitel
2350203 43038 Master Project Network Information Systems

Learning Outcomes

Students acquire methods and skills to solve a scientific question in the area of network information systems. They can formulate scientific questions as well as to proof or disprove a hypothesis in this field. In particular, they can systematically produce and publish results to validate the thesis and derive conclusions for further studies in this research area. Furthermore, students are able to pursue research approaches independently and to critically review related work in this field.


Network information systems are continuously improved to connect an ever-increasing number of computing devices and to fulfil a wide range of different requirements. In particular, higher throughput, lower latency, and higher reliability paved the the way for future application scenarios, e.g., augmented reality, autonomous driving, and reliable industrial communication. However, new use cases often come with new requirements implying that wireless communication systems need to be adapted continuously. In the project, students will develop solutions for selected topics in the area of network information systems. Students work with a member of our institute on a current research topic. In particular, students will design, implement, and evaluate prototypes improving network information systems.

Module Components


All Courses are mandatory.

Course Name Type Number Cycle Language SWS
Network Information Systems PJ 3433 L 8373 WS/SS German/English 6

Workload and Credit Points

Network Information Systems (PJ):

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Introduction into the topic, incl. literature search 1.0 30.0h 30.0h
Meetings with supervisor 15.0 2.0h 30.0h
Preparation of presentation incl. giving a talk 1.0 30.0h 30.0h
Work on the project 15.0 10.0h 150.0h
Technical Report 1.0 30.0h 30.0h
270.0h(~9 LP)
The Workload of the module sums up to 270.0 Hours. Therefore the module contains 9 Credits.

Description of Teaching and Learning Methods

Topics will be individually determined based on skills and capacity. A researcher of our group will supervise the project. We expect students to have prior experience in network information systems. Moreover, good analytical and programming skills are required. Students realize a prototype in the area of network information systems. Students will write a technical report and present their results.

Requirements for participation and examination

Desirable prerequisites for participation in the courses:

Good analytical and programming skills are required. Desirable: good English language skills.

Mandatory requirements for the module test application:

No information

Module completion



Type of exam

Portfolio examination

Type of portfolio examination

100 points in total



Test elements

Name Points Categorie Duration/Extent
(Deliverable assessment) Practical part including report and implementation 70 practical 6 months
(Deliverable assessment) Presentation 30 oral 30 minutes

Grading scale

Test description (Module completion)

Overall, there are 100 (points) Portfoliopunkte: - practical part including the thesis (70 points) - presentation (30 points) The grade will be determined based on the grading scheme 2 from department IV.

Duration of the Module

This module can be completed in one semester.

Maximum Number of Participants

The maximum capacity of students is 10.

Registration Procedures

Prior to the start of the project, an agreement with a supervisor concerning the topic of the project work is required. The number of participants depends on the capacity of our institute. Registration for the module exam takes place at QISPOS / the Examination office.

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Assigned Degree Programs

This moduleversion is used in the following modulelists:


- Kommunikationssysteme - Verteilte Systeme und Netze