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CP5601 - Advanced Data Communications Principles

[Offered in 2012 only]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business

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.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to appraise information critically;
  • The ability to think laterally and be original;
  • The ability to conceptualise problems;
  • The ability to conceptualise and evaluate a range of potential solutions to relevant problems;
  • The potential to lead and contribute to projects effectively and efficiently;
  • The ability to conduct their research in an ethical manner;
  • The ability to make constructive contributions to project teams or collegial activities;
  • The potential to resolve conflicts.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Basic knowledge of internet architecture.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP3070 CP5370

Availabilities

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 09-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); literature review presentation (15%); assignments (25%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Assoc. Professor Trina Myers.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
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.