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Area/Catalogue
EEET 4073

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
151880

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To provide an in-depth understanding of selected Internet protocols, especially at the Transport and Application Layers, including the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Hypertext Transport Protocol (HTTP). Secondly, to provide some breadth of understanding of selected Internet topics via guest lectures. This course builds on the foundations provided by the prerequisite course.

Course content

History of Internet development, the Internet Protocol Architecture, Internet Standards Bodies and protocol standards, Transmission Control Protocol, User Datagram Protocol, Hypertext Transfer Protocol and selected topics that may include: Domain Name System, Datagram Congestion Control Protocol, Real Time Protocol, Session Initiation Protocol, REST principles, the Internet of Things, Web Services, Electronic Mail, Internet Security, Network Management.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Specific program
Program Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
LBIF EEET 3025 Data Communications Technologies

The prerequisite is EEET 3025 Data Communications and Networks in LBIF or similar course in other programs. Assumed knowledge: Finite State Machines

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Seminar (Students present a 30 minute seminar on their assignment in week 12 or 13) 4 hours x 2 times in weeks 12 and 13

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Test N/A 10% 1 hour 15 minutes
Assignment 2500 words 20% N/A
Examination N/A 70% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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