Data Networks II, Spring 2000, Topics for Term Papers

B.1 Bandwidth brokers  
B.2 Three Operating Systems for data communications  
B.3 Very large secure open groups  
B.4 Proxy architectures - examples  
B.5 Different WEB caching strategies  
B.6 Models for electronic money  
B.7 Comparison of ATM and DTM  
B.8 Comparison of TCP Vegas and TCP Tahoe  
B.9 Access networks: ADSL, xDSL, and LMDS  
B.10 Low earth orbit (LEO) satellite architecture  
B.11 Active networks: node OS architecture  
B.12 Active networks: security  
B.13 Active networks: languages  
B.14 Piconet: very small radio cells  
B.15 Formal methods for protocol specification  
B.16 Wavelength multiplexing  
B.17 Methods for call admission in ATM networks  
B.18 Internet-II, the elitist Internet?  
B.19 Reliable multicast protocols  
B.20 Comparison of packet filters  
B.21 Interactive distributed games  
B.22 Video server architectures  
B.23 Different technologies for home networks  
B.24 Billing on the Internet  
B.25 Charging and billing the Internet  
B.26 Different firewall architectures  
B.27 Status of IPv6, migration difficulties  
B.28 Comparison of Lulea's fast router  
B.29 Active badges  
B.30 Wearable networks  
B.31 Ubiquitious computing and networking  
B.32 SNMP and RMON  
B.33 Infrared communications  
B.34 Location awareness in mobile communications  
B.35 Optical switches  
B.36 Gigabit ethernet und other gigabit technologies  
B.37 Differentiated services  
B.38 Tag switching and routing  
B.39 Security for mobile IP  
B.40 Flexible protocol stacks  
B.41 TCP SACK, Fast Reno and other new TCPs  
B.40 Virtual Private Networks  
B.41 Fractal Traffic Models  
B.42 Call Admission algorithms  
B.43 I-mode compared to WAP  
B.44 Techniques for energy reduction in thin clients  
B.45 Broadband to the home - tradeoffs  
B.46 "Jini loves bluetooth"  
B.47 Smart Dust - Micro Electrical Mechanical Systems  
B.48 Comparison between SSL and IPSEC  
B.49 Next generation HTTP - what is ongoing?  
B.50 Terabeam - claims cheap home broadband access.  

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