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CP5601 - Advanced Data Communications Principles

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
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.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (50%) - Individual
  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (10%) - Individual
  • Written > Literature review - (20%) - Individual
  • Assignment - (20%) - Individual.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Basic knowledge of internet architecture.
Prerequisites: CP5631 OR ADMISSION TO MIT-MBA (112404)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP3070 CP5370 CP2409

Availabilities

Cairns, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity
  • 10 hours specialised
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 3, Internal
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi
Lecturer: Mr Deepesh Tamhane.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity
  • 10 hours specialised
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 09-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi
Lecturer: Ms Kathleen Arambulo.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity
  • 10 hours specialised
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Trimester 2, Internal
Census Date 22-Jun-2023
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity
  • 10 hours specialised
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 03-Aug-2023
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity
  • 10 hours specialised
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 30-Nov-2023
Workload expectations:

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

  • 20 hours seminars
  • 10 hours online activity
  • 10 hours specialised
  • assessment and self-directed study

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