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GCO4824 - Data communication and networks

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: I Gondal


Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Singapore Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Thailand Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


This unit will cover wireless network technologies as well as fundamental data communication and network issues. Main topics will include the following: network layer design issues, routing and congestion control algorithms, the transport layer design issues, connection management, the application layer (multimedia), security, network management, wireless technologies: GSM, mobile IP, WAP and Blue tooth. Access to the university's computer systems through an Internet service provider is compulsory for off-campus students.


Assignments 50% and Examination 50%.


For Master of Business Systems students are required to take GCO4801 or BUS9520 or equivalent.


CPE4002, CSE4881, CSE4882