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CP5601 - Advanced Data Communications Principles

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Topics include details of the architecture, logical operation security and performance characteristics of layers 2, 3 and 4 of the internet. Students are expected to investigate and prepare a report on some aspect of current developments in internet design research.

Learning Outcomes

  • knowledge of the architectural principles and performance characteristics of layers 2, 3 and 4;
  • analyse security issues and exploits at layers 2, 3 and 4;
  • characterise performance problems at layer 4;
  • understand implications for ICT of proposed revisions and extensions of internet architecture.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Basic knowledge of internet architecture.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP3070 CP5370 CP2409

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi
Lecturer: Dr Da Sheng Liu.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); literature review presentation (15%); assignments (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi
Lecturer: Dr Rupam Deb.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); literature review presentation (15%); assignments (25%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.