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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - 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: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr Mohammad Amin Dallaali
This subject will provide students with a description of state-of-the-art technologies for broadband networking.
This subject will provide students with a description of state-of-the-art technologies for broadband networking with a focus on the Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), the Internet Protocol (IP) and basically Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) as a solution for next generation broadband networks. Some basic objectives are itemised bellow:
• Brief review of SDH;
• Description of ATM: the physical layer, ATM layer, ATM signalling and routing protocol (PNNI), and the ATM traffic management functions;
• Basic knowledge of IP and its routing protocols: RIP, OSPF and BGP (interior and exterior BGPs);
• Basic concepts of Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet and Spanning Tree Protocol (STP);
• Basic concepts of MPLS and Implementation of QoS and Differentiated Services in MPLS networks, Traffic Engineering in MPLS and MPLS based VPNs;
• Multi-service MPLS and carriage of Layer 2 services over MPLS;
• In depth knowledge of VPNs with main focus on Layer 2 based VPNs services like VPLS and VPWS.
|Assessment:||A mid-term exam of 20%, project and presentation 30% and a final exam of 50%. This final exam is a hurdle. A student must pass the exam to pass the subject.|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject, the students should have developed:
Master of Telecommunications Engineering |
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