Design of Networks & Distributed Systems (COMP5116)

UNIT OF STUDY

The unit covers general foundations of communication systems and a detailed walk through of the implementation of the TCP/IP protocol stack, which forms the basis of the Internet. The unit also covers the basic knowledge of how to analyse, design and implement simple communication protocols. Objectives: On completion of this unit students will have developed an understanding of the principles and practice of the layered model of communications architecture, the TCP/IP protocol stack and its component protocols, and various common techniques and tools for protocol analysis and design.

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Classes

One 2 hour lecture and one 1 hour tutorial per week.

Assessment

Through semester assessment (40%), Final Exam (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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