Hot Topics in Data Networks Anja Feldmann, Yiting Xia

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21.01.2022

Lecture recording available

Dear students,

We made the recording of the lecture available.

To ensure that only already registered students can access the recording, we put the url, the needed login, and the needed password into the "credentials_for_lecture" file within our materials... Read more

Dear students,

We made the recording of the lecture available.

To ensure that only already registered students can access the recording, we put the url, the needed login, and the needed password into the "credentials_for_lecture" file within our materials section.

21.01.2022

Course evaluation available

Dear Students,

As we announced yesterday, course evaluation is now available:

Link: https://qualis.uni-saarland.de/eva/?l=133911&p=qdly5x

We will close the evaluation page on February 3. Your feedback will help us improve our current and future courses -... Read more

Dear Students,

As we announced yesterday, course evaluation is now available:

Link: https://qualis.uni-saarland.de/eva/?l=133911&p=qdly5x

We will close the evaluation page on February 3. Your feedback will help us improve our current and future courses - something that will benefit not only you, but your fellow students as well.

13.01.2022

Lecture on how to prepare a technical presentation on Thursday (20th of Jan) 16:00 CET

Dear Students,

As promised during the kickoff meeting, we provide a lecture on preparing seminar (and other technical) presentations. The lecture starts on Thursday (20th of Jan) at 16:00 CET.

 

You can join the lecture via this Zoom invite: 

... Read more

Dear Students,

As promised during the kickoff meeting, we provide a lecture on preparing seminar (and other technical) presentations. The lecture starts on Thursday (20th of Jan) at 16:00 CET.

 

You can join the lecture via this Zoom invite: 

https://zoom.us/j/94733543454?pwd=bWxWZ0ZSOFoxaFFRNThmQmJ3OElvUT09

Passcode: 452735

 

We will record the lecture. The chat will not be visible within the recording; however, Zoom records the active (i.e., the person that speaks the loudest at a given point in time) speaker's camera (if enabled) and all audio. Whenever you unmute yourself/enable your camera, you implicitly allow us to record your audio/video. 

Only currently registered students and our team members can access the lecture recording (similar to the other uploaded resources). 

07.01.2022

Peer-Review Process

The link to the peer-review-process page bug is fixed.

Dear Students,

Thank you for submitting your seminar paper drafts. 

We uploaded details on the next step, the peer-review process,
here: ... Read more

The link to the peer-review-process page bug is fixed.

Dear Students,

Thank you for submitting your seminar paper drafts. 

We uploaded details on the next step, the peer-review process,
here: https://inet-teaching.mpi-inf.mpg.de/htdn_21/3/Peer-Review_Process (the page is only accessible via a CMS account)
On the page, you can find your group members, their drafts, and how the peer-review process works.

Actively participating in the peer review session and providing constructive feedback is part of your duties for this course.

Please make sure to submit your feedback via the "Peer-Review Feedback" submission tab before 17th Jan. 2022, 23:59.
Format your feedback for individual drafts as PDF and join/compress them afterward into a .zip or .gz archive.

After the submission deadline, we will forward you all the feedback related to your draft---likely on Monday, 18th Jan. 2022.
Please take the feedback part seriously; it might help you or your fellow students to improve your seminar report.

Students that did not submit their first draft  and would like to continue the course, are able to participate in the peer review. They must provide feedback to the other students.

31.12.2021

Less than a week till Report Draft Deadline & Peer-Review Doodle available

Dear Students,

We hope that all of you found some time to recuperate during the holidays. Besides enjoying your quality time, we hope that you found cycles to work on your seminar reports. Since the deadline is in less than a week (5th. January 2022, 23:59 CET),... Read more

Dear Students,

We hope that all of you found some time to recuperate during the holidays. Besides enjoying your quality time, we hope that you found cycles to work on your seminar reports. Since the deadline is in less than a week (5th. January 2022, 23:59 CET), we enabled a submission tab called "Seminar Report Draft." Please notice that the submission format is a PDF---regardless of the template that you used.

We also enabled a "Doodle" for you to enter your preferred time slots for the peer-review (the link can be found in the schedule on the main page). Please indicate _at least_ three time slots at which you are available until the 5th. January 2022, 23:59 CET. If you miss the deadline, we expect you to be available at all time slots.

23.11.2021

Report Templates Available

Dear Students,

We uploaded the Latex and Word template for the seminar reports. You can find them in the "Materials" section under "Report Templates."

11.11.2021

Registration deadline

Dear Students,
Now that we announced the mapping between papers and students, you have about three weeks to register for the seminar via LSF/HISPOS. The official deadline is December 1st, 2021.
In case of problems with the exam registration, please contact us via ... Read more

Dear Students,
Now that we announced the mapping between papers and students, you have about three weeks to register for the seminar via LSF/HISPOS. The official deadline is December 1st, 2021.
In case of problems with the exam registration, please contact us via inet-teaching@lists.mpi-inf.mpg.de.

10.11.2021

Student-Paper mapping results available

Dear Students,

The results of our paper matching process are available here:

https://inet-teaching.mpi-inf.mpg.de/htdn_21/2/Student-to-Paper_Mapping

Contact information of the supervisors is available on the same page.
Now you can contact your supervisor... Read more

Dear Students,

The results of our paper matching process are available here:

https://inet-teaching.mpi-inf.mpg.de/htdn_21/2/Student-to-Paper_Mapping

Contact information of the supervisors is available on the same page.
Now you can contact your supervisor and schedule your first meeting. Please use this week to read through and understand your assigned paper. Prepare an outline for your meeting and make sure that you can explain your assigned paper to your supervisor (in detail, and it would be better if you could prepare a short presentation)
We will soon follow up with information on your next steps regarding the official course registration.

05.11.2021

A short reminder about the papers preference list

For those of you, who have not sent their list, today is the deadline to share your preferences for the seminar papers. Please follow the instruction on the first news of CMS page.

26.10.2021

Paper Preference and Seminar Kickoff Meeting

Please provide us with your preferences for the seminar papers by the end of Friday, 5th November 2021, 23:59.

You can do so by writing the numbers of your five favorite papers (in descending order)
as a comma-separated line accompanied only (i.e., don't add any... Read more

Please provide us with your preferences for the seminar papers by the end of Friday, 5th November 2021, 23:59.

You can do so by writing the numbers of your five favorite papers (in descending order)
as a comma-separated line accompanied only (i.e., don't add any formal header/greeting or footer/parting parts)
by your name in the subject of the email to inet-teaching@lists.mpi-inf.mpg.de.

For example, the line "4, 10, 8, 27, 16" means that you prefer paper number 4 over paper number 10, and so on.
It also means that you prefer these five papers over all others.
To facilitate the decision process, we will host a kickoff meeting during which we will present short teasers for all papers.

The kickoff meeting will happen this Wednesday, 16:00 CEST.

The zoom link will is available in the table in the Schedule section.

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Hot Topics in Data Networks

 

While the Internet has started as a research effort, it has consistently evolved throughout the decades into the largest commercial network. Today, many research efforts focus on understanding the Internet's structural trends, optimizing its packet delivery, and laying the foundations for its future developments. In this seminar, you will receive a closer look at bleeding-edge research published at the top conferences in our domain. Discussing state-of-the-art approaches and recent findings from a broad range of network-related topics with your peers and instructors will provide you with a deep understanding of your assigned topic. Preparing the accompanying research survey and topic presentation will not only strengthen your academic writing but also help you to present your future work in a more accessible and structured way.

Requirements: Participants should have successfully participated in "Data Networks" or an equivalent course.

Student Places: 20

 

Schedule

 

The following information is based on UDS announcements.

Start of the semester: 01.10.2021
Start of lecturing period: 18.10.2021
Mid-term vacations: 20.12.2021 - 01.01.2022
End of lecturing period: 11.02.2022
End of semester: 31.03.2022

Thus, in total, there are 13 weeks and the following schedule provides you with the essential deadlines. Exact dates can be subject to change.
 

Week Start Stop Date   Event Resources
01 25.10.2021 29.10.2021 27.10.2021, 16:00 CEST   Kickoff Meeting Zoom, Slides
      05.11.2021, 23:59 CET   Deadline: End of paper preference registration  
           
02 08.11.2021 13.11.2021 10.11.2021, 23:59 CET   Release of Student-to-Paper Matching Matching
           
03 15.11.2021 19.11.2021 TBD   First meeting with supervisor  
04 22.11.2021 26.11.2021 ---   Literature review week 1  
05 29.11.2021 03.12.2021 ---   Literature review week 2  
06 06.12.2021 10.12.2021 ---   Literature review week 3  
07 13.12.2021 17.12.2021 ---   Complete Paper structure  
           
  20.12.2021 25.12.2021   Holidays  
  28.12.2021 01.01.2022   Holidays  
           
08 03.01.2022 07.01.2022 05.01.2022, 23:59 CET   Deadline: First draft seminar paper  
      05.01.2022, 23:59 CET   Deadline: Preferences for peer-review slots Doodle
           
09 10.01.2022 14.01.2022 ---   Peer-review discussions Groups
      17.01.2022, 23:59 CET   Deadline: Peer-Review Feedback  
           
10 17.01.2022 21.01.2022 20.01.2022, 16:00 CET   Lecture on how to give a technical presentation Zoom (452735), Slides
      23.01.2022, 23:59 CET   Deadline: Final version seminar paper  
           
11 24.01.2022 28.01.2022 30.01.2022, 23:59 CET   Deadline: Draft of the slide deck  
12 31.01.2022 05.02.2022 ---   Discuss draft with supervisor  
      03.02.2022   End of evaluation period Course evaluation
          End of lecturing period  
      TBD   Deadline: Seminar Presentation Doodle Doodle
13     14.02.2022, 23:59 CET   Deadline: Final version seminar slides  
           
      TBD    Block Seminar (2-3 days block presentations) Zoom, Schedule
 

* TBD: To be decided (can include your and your supervisor's preference)



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