Department:Computing and Communications (School of)
Level:Postgraduate (Masters level)
Course Convenor:Professor JPG Sterbenz
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Curriculum Design: Outline Syllabusback to top
· Routing: multicast and inter-domain
· Congestion Control: TCP performance and multicast
· Understanding router components: queuing, scheduling, shaping, policing, marking, forwarding, switching.
· Quality of Service: definition, architectures (IntServ, DiffServ, MPLS, etc), policies.
· Traffic and performance engineering.
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Educational Aims: General: Knowledge, Understanding and Skillsback to top
Learning Outcomes: Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skillsback to top
The Internet is poised to play an increased role in all aspects of business and life. New Internet services, including voice and video, as well as data, will be deployed to support a wealth of new networked applications. The goal of this course is to describe the fundamental issues arising in such multiservice networks, and to give students an in-depth understanding of the technologies that have been, or will be, deployed in the Internet to solve these issues.
At the end of the course, students will have gained an in-depth understanding of the core components of the Internet and their impact on network performance. They will have acquired the skills to design and fine tune Internet networks.
Learning Outcomes: General: Knowledge, Understanding and Skillsback to top
Assessment: Details of Assessmentback to top
Curriculum Design: Single, Combined or Consortial Schemes to which the Module Contributesback to top
MSc in Networking and Internet Systems