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Advanced Practical Course

Module IN2106

This Module is offered by TUM Department of Informatics.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Basic Information

IN2106 is a semester module in German or English language at Master’s level which is offered every semester.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Further Modules from Other Disciplines
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
300 h 90 h 10 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


- Implementation of a software application or subapplication in teams
- Application specific methods and systems according to the current state of the art
- Techniques for documentation and presentation of results or intermediate results in application development

This module is offered by many lecturers and deals with different contents according to their focus in research and teaching (e.g., data bases, compiler construction, information systems, networks, group ware, graphics, robotics, image processing).

Learning Outcome

Participants command the development of an application in an advanced area of expertise, coming from the area of the respective chair (e.g., data bases, information systems, networks, group ware, graphics, robotics, image processing) using a methodologically clean approach. They are able to use application specific methods and systems that meet the current state of the technology. In teams they work in a goal oriented way. The participants have the competence to document their approach and present the results.


Basic knowledge of the specific subject area may be necessary (elective course).

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

PR 6 Advanced Practical Course Future Trends in High Performance Computing (IN2106, IN2257, IN0012, IN4194)
PR 6 Bachelor Practical Course - Scientific Computing: Game Physics (IN0012,IN4085)
PR 6 Advanced Practical Lab Course for Enterprise Software - Big Data Analytics - Development of Innovative Applikation Based on SAP HANA (IN2128, IN2106, IN212802)
PR 6 Lab Course: Energy Informatics (IN0012, IN2106,IN4185)
PR 6 Lab course - HW/SW co-design with a LEGO car (IN2106, IN0012,IN4154)
PR 6 Master Lab Course - Deep learning for the real world (IN2106,IN4155)
PR 6 Master Lab Course - Efficient Programming of Multicore Systems and Supercomputers (IN2106, IN4048)
PR 6 Master Practical Course - Data Mining (IN2106, IN4066)
PR 6 Master Practical Course - Machine Learning in Medical Imaging (IN2106, IN4142)
PR 6 Master-Practical Course: Scientific Computing: CFD ( IN2106, IN2186, IN2182, IN4085)
PR 6 Masterpraktikum - Advanced Machine Learning in Neurorobotics (IN2106, IN4195)
PR 6 Masterpraktikum - Autonomous Robots and Factory of Future (IN2106, IN4196)
PR 6 Master-Praktikum - BioInnovation: from unmet clinical needs to solution concepts (IN2106, IN8021, IN4183)
PR 6 Masterpraktikum - Design of an automated bicycle (IN2106, IN4197)
PR 6 Advanced Practical Course - Future Business Labs (IN2106, IN2128, IN212807)
PR 6 Master-Praktikum-Machine Learning for Applications in Computer Vision (IN2106)
PR 6 Master-Praktikum - Path planning and tracking control for autonomous driving (IN2106, IN4199)
PR 6 Practical Course - Specification und Verification (IN2106, IN4035)
PR 6 Advanced Practical Course - Techniques for System Safety Analysis (IN2106, IN4193)
PR 6 Practical Course - Advanced Project Management (IN0012, IN2106, IN2175, IN4087)
PR 6 Practical Course - Algorithms for Programming Contests (IN0012, IN2106, IN4051)
PR 6 Practical Course - Database Systems (IN0012, IN2106, IN4006)
PR 6 Practical Course - Internet Lab - Ilab 1 (IN0012, IN2106, IN2257, IN4060, IN8016)
PR 6 Practical Course - Internet Lab - Ilab 2 (IN0012, IN2106, IN2257, IN4097, IN8018)
PR 6 Practical Course - iPraktikum, iOS Praktikum (IN0012, IN2106, IN2175, IN2128, IN4049)
PR 6 Practical Course - Large-Scale Graph Analytics and Machine Learning (IN2106, IN4192)
PR 6 Practical Course - Operation Systems - Google Android Practical Course (IN0012, IN2106)
PR 6 Practical Course - Project Management and Software Development for Medical Applications (IN2106, IN4136)
PR 6 Practical Course - Root-Kit programming (IN0012, IN2106, IN4113)
PR 6 Practical Course - Operating Systems - Linux and L4-Microkernel (IN0012, IN2106, IN4156)
PR 6 Practical Course Compiler Construction - Cobol & Eclipse (IN0012, IN2106, IN4018)
PR 6 Practical Course - Design and Evaluation of Mobile User Interfaces (IN0012, IN2106, IN4164)
PR 6 Praktikum - Hacking - Binary-Exploitation(IN2106, IN0012, IN4120)
PR 6 Praktikum - Image Reconstruction and Visualization using C++ (IN0012, IN2106, IN4186)
PR 6 Praktikum - Roboy Student Team (IN2106, IN4188)
PR 6 Practical System Administration
PR 6 Practical Course - Web Application Security (IN0012, IN2106, IN4161)
PR 6 Bachelor Practical Course (Project: System Development) - XML Technology (IN0012, IN4013)

Learning and Teaching Methods

The participants apply rigorous software engineering in an advanced project in small teams according to a specificattion and with tight schedule (design, implementation, test). Partial results of the team work are communicated in presentations. The individual phases of system building are to be documented.


Beamer, slides, whitebord, platform for collaborative work, software development environment, application specific tools


To be announced by the lecturers, domain specific

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Type of Assessment: project work

Different phases of a software project (especially definition, design, development, implementation, documentation, test) along a specific application in an advanced area of expertise are worked on by the participants in teams. Single teams may work only on a subset of all the phases. Current state of the art application specific methods and systems are applied. The obtained results are documented in written form and orally presented, if applicable. It is announced in advance how the single activities will be weighted to calculate the module grade.

Exam Repetition

There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.

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