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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures, 12 hours of tutorial/laboratory classes; Non-contact time commitment: 84 hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
433-652: Distributed Systems
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|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 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.
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|Subject Overview:||Topics covered include: Introduction to sensor networks, attributes of sensor networks, wired and wireless sensors, sensors and networks design and deployment issues, bandwidth and energy constraints aware techniques for network discovery, network control and routing, collaborative information processing, offloading processing and data management tasks to computational grids, querying, and tasking, programming sensor networks, standards such as Sensor ML that provides the models and XML schema encoding for defining the geometric, dynamic and observational characteristics of a sensor, and applications in infrastructure security, environment and habitat monitoring, industrial sensing, traffic control, etc.|
|Objectives:||On successful completion, students should: |
|Assessment:||Term paper of 1000 words and presentation on selected topics in sensor networks during semester (10%), project work during semester (30%) and a written 3-hour examination (60%). All components must be completed satisfactorily to pass the subject.|
|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:
Master of Engineering in Distributed Computing |
Master of Information Technology
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