Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel
Introduction to Internetworking with TCP/IP (2013)
This course ran from November 5th to December 24th 2012 and is now in archive mode. 9,891 learners were registered when the final exam was unlocked, 2,726 were taking part actively, out of which 1,635 received the graded certificate of successful completion. Videos, slides, self tests, and discussions are available for your self-study. All material is in German. 13854 learners are currently enrolled.
The Internet has become an integral part of our daily lives. This course will teach you about the technological foundation of this worldwide network. You will learn about its physical foundation of data transmission based on the functional principles and technologies of local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs). The TCP/IP reference model, that lies at the base of the Internet, its protocols and countless applications, will be presented in the units to follow. The participant will gain comprehensive insight into the complex world of Internet technologies.
Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel
Prof. Dr. sc. nat. Christoph Meinel (1954) is President and CEO of the Hasso-Plattner-Institut for IT-Systems Engineering (HPI) and full professor (C4) for computer science at the University of Potsdam.
His research field is Internet and Web Technologies and Systems . Besides he is a teacher at the HPI School of Design Thinking , a visiting professor at the Computer Science School of the Technical University of Beijing (China) and a research fellow of the interdisciplinary center SnT at the University of Luxembourg. Since 2008 he is program director of the HPI-Stanford Design Thinking Research Program. Since 2010 he chairs the Steering Committee of the HPI Future SOC lab .
Christoph Meinel is author or co-author of 12 text books and monographs and of various conference proceedings. He has published more than 380 peer-reviewed scientific papers in highly recognised international scientific journals and conferences. His high-security solution Lock-Keeper is internationally patented and licensed by Siemens AG. His tele-TASK system provides an innovative mobile system for recording and Internet broadcasting lectures and presentations used in many universities all-over the world. The virtual tele-lab for Internet Security provides the possibility to get hands-on experiences in practical issues of internet and information security. The recently developed Tele-Board supports remote work of creative teams.
Christoph Meinel is chairman of the German IPv6 council, and chairs the advisory board of UTD Meraka in South Africa. In 2006, he hosted together with Hasso Plattner the first German "National IT-Summit" of the German Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel. From 1998 to 2002 he was the founder and CEO of the Research Lab "Institute for Telematics" in Trier. Christoph Meinel is chief editor of the scientific electronic journals ECCC - Electronic Colloquium on Computational Complexity and ECDTR - Electronic Colloquium on Design Thinking Research , the IT-Gipfelblog , and the tele-TASK archive.