Clayton First semester 2005 (Evening)
Synopsis: Coverage of the definition, standard recommendation and common algorithms in the areas of quality of service and traffic management in ATM/IP based networks. The topics to be covered include: Quality of service concepts and parameters in ATM networks; Traffic characterisation and management; Standard recommendations ITU and IETF; Traffic classes and management; Usage parameter control (UPC), Traffic shaping and policing; Connection admission control (CAC) functions; Congestion avoidance and control; QoS models and implementations on IP and Internet; Virtual queues, queue scheduling, DiffServ and IntServ; RSVP, RIP and layer 4 QoS capability; Neuro-fuzzy algorithms for QoS guarantee.
Assessment: Two 25% assignments + 50% final examination (2 hours)
Contact Hours: 2 hours lectures