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CSE9801 - Data communications

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Jefferson Tan


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)


Signals and their control: analog and digital signals, codes, carrier modulation, switched and leased lines, message, circuit and packet switching, line control protocols, error control, network types and topologies. Hardware issues: terminals, modems, multiplexors, concentrators, line splitters, interfacing equipment, eg gateways, routers, bridges. Common carrier services. Standards and standards bodies. Security and reliability.


Examination (2 hours): 50%
Practical work: 50%

Contact hours

4 hours per week


COT4350, CSE2318, CSE3318, BUS3150, FIT1005