FIT4015 - Digital communications technology and protocols
6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Information Technology
Leader: Dr. Asad Khan
Clayton First semester 2008 (Day)
The first component of this unit looks at digital communication technologies such as: local area networks; metropolitan area networks; satellite networks; ISDN; modem techniques; digital networks. The second component covers protocols including: the structure, coordination and management of the Internet; Internet standards development process; Internet link layer protocols; IP (V4 and V6) and ICMP protocols; TCP and UDP; the Internet addressing structure, including domain naming and the DNS/LDAP systems and protocols; bridging systems and spanning-tree protocols; Internet packet routing techniques and protocols; mobile IP; Real Time Protocols; the major common applications.
On successful completion the student will be able to:
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to
Assignments: 40%; Examination (2 hours): 60%.
4 x contact hrs/week
CSE3821, CPE3004, ECE4411/5411, CSE4881, CSE4882, ECE4/5044