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CSE3151 - Communication network performance

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Arkady Zaslavsky


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)


Measuring the performance of data communication networks for optimising network performance. Topics include data communication network hierarchical configuration; queuing theory; elements of tele-traffic engineering; blocking delay; throughput; utilisation; network modelling and performance analysis of both circuit-switched networks and packet-switched networks; network traffic controls; network design using simulation packages; network management tools and methodologies.


Examination (2 hours): 60%
Two practical assignments: 40%

Contact hours

2 hours per week


FIT1005, CPE1007, CPE2002


FIT3030 (Unit translation: CPE3014)