Fundamentals of communications between computing devices; local area networks; metropolitan area networks; internetworking and the Internet; TCP/IP; upper OSI network layers.
The aim of TELE 202 is to teach students the fundamental skills necessary to understand topics relating to data communications, networks and the Internet.
|Paper title||Computer Networking|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,018.05|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,320.00|
- COMP 160 or COMP 103
- COSC 244
- Schedule C
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- Teaching staff
- Lecturers: Dr Haibo Zhang, Dr
Yawen Chen and Dr Richard O'Keefe
Professional Practice Fellow: Iain Hewson
- Paper Structure
- As an introductory paper to data communications and computer networks, this paper
consists of three parts.
- The first part covers the fundamental aspects of data communications, including transmission media, signals and encoding, modulation, multiplexing, data compression, error detection and correction, security and protocols
- The second part covers the topics of computer networks, including the Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) model, local area networks (LANs) and their IEEE standards, flow and error control, wide area networks (WANs), routing algorithms, congestion control and transport services
- The third part covers the principles of the Internet, including the TCP/IP reference model, the Internet Protocol (IP) suite, various Internet applications and IPv6
- Some advanced topics, such as wireless networking, and computer ethics are also covered in the paper
- Lab work 7%
- Tutorial work 6%
- Tests 13%
- Assignment 4%
- Final exam 70%
- Teaching Arrangements
- There are two 1-hour lectures, one 2-hour lab and one 2-hour tutorial per week
- Behrouz Forouzan, Data communications and networking (5th Edition), McGraw-Hill, 2012.
- Course outline
- View course outline for TELE 202
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Ethics, Information literacy.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will
- Understand the fundamental concepts, principles and problems in data communications
- Be familiar with well-known network structures, standards, protocols and applications
- Understand the essence of data communication from a computer science point of view
- Be equipped with necessary knowledge and fundamental skills needed for a future career