Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week; Non-contact time commitment: 84 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Basic proficiency in mathematics and computing.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorDr Udaya Parampalli
Dr Adrian Pearce
|Subject Overview:||Topics covered include: Introduction to Internet, OSI reference model layers, protocols and services, data transmission basics, interface standards, network topologies, data link protocols, message routing, LANs, WANs, TCP/IP suite, detailed study of common network applications (e.g., email, news, FTP, Web), network management, current and future developments in network hardware and protocols.|
On completion of the subject, students should:
|Assessment:||Project work during semester expected to take approximately 36 hours (40%) and one written examination not exceeding 3-hours at the end of the semester (60%). Details of assessment components will be advised at the commencement of the subject. Both components must be completed satisfactorily to pass the subject.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Computer Networks, 4th edition, Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Prentice Hall|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should:
Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) |
Master of Engineering in Distributed Computing
Master of Information Technology
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering
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