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Distributed Smart Space Orchestration


CPS workshop

with Joseph Sifakis and Vint Cerf online!

On using Deep Learning in Smart Spaces


Distributed Smart Space Orchestration

NOMS 2016 Dissertation Session talk online!

Smart Space Orchestration - How to make the Internet of Things smart?

talk at Eurecom online!

More info on MOOC4Masters

online (including an interview with Vint Cerf)!

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Massive Open Online Course for Masters (MOOC4Masters)

In April 2016 I was awarded 25 000 EUR for creating a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).

"iLab – the Virtual Internet Laboratory" is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that teaches students all over the world from summer 2017 how the backbone of today’s Internet technically works. The course runs for six weeks. The used learning platform is edX.

A specialty about this course is that it follows a long approved teaching concept, and that it provides a real hands-on experience though it is a MOOC. The implemented new MOOC teaching methodology will lead to a new learning experience that can be expected to result in better learning. Students will be able to start their own laboratory environment on their computers. Within this environment they will do experiments and learn how the Internet works first hand.

The topics covered are:

  1. Week1: Basics/ Setting/ Tools/ Layer 1+2
  2. Week2: Layer 3: IPv6 and IPv4 (only as legacy)
  3. Week3: Layer 3: Routing
  4. Week4: Layer 4: TCP, UDP, SCTP, QUIC
  5. Week5: Layer 5: DNS and HTTP server
  6. Week6: Layer 1-8: Firewall and Proxy

For developing the course, I build a project team consisting of Stefan Liebald, Edwin Cordeiro, Lars Wüstrich, Moritz Sichert, and me.

Interview with Vint Cerf on why the MOOC matters

At the occasion of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum, I had the chance to interview Vint Cerf. Together with Bob Kahn, Vint designed the internet in the early 1970s. In the interview we talk about why understanding the basics of the Internet matters.

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