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 Advanced Computer Networks - COMP9333
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.125 (more info)
Contact Hours per Week: 3
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: COMP3331.
Fee Band: 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course teaches the fundamentals and practical solutions to quality of service (Qos) based networks, with an emphasis on the next generation Internet architectures and protocols. Topics include: scheduling policies (fair queueing, priority queueing etc.), congestion avoidance/control schemes (RED, RIO etc), admission control, multimedia protocols (RTP, RTCP etc).

This course will also cover recent Qos related developments by IETF/IEEE such as : Intserv, Diffserv, RSVP, LAN, Qos. There will be hands on practical labs on network performance measurement and some network programming. The assessment of the course includes a substantial hands on project on building a network system in Linux/FreeBSD environment. C programming knowledge is assumed for labs and the project.

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