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Communication network performance ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: P Granville

Caulfield First semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: Measuring the performance of data communication networks for optimising network performance. Topics include data communication network hierarchical configuration; queuing theory; elements of tele-traffic engineering; blocking delay; throughput; utilisation; network modelling and performance analysis of both circuit-switched networks and packet-switched networks; network traffic controls; network design using simulation packages; network management tools and methodologies.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 60% + Two practical assignments: 40%

Contact Hours: 2 hours per week

Prerequisites: COT2001 or CSE2318 or CSE3318, or COT2004 or CSE2004

Prohibitions: COT3151