|Course code COMP1050||Units 10||Level 1000||Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science|
Introduces Internet communication and the fundamental concepts of Internet Architecture and how they support the massive growth and varied uses of the medium. A strong emphasis is placed on practical skills, such as using various communication techniques, building Web pages, and securing information via encryption. The course is designed to give a sound understanding of the technologies' potential as well as its limitations. Previous computing experience is helpful but not required.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||1) Sound understanding of the basic architectures in Internet Communication.|
2) Familiarization with a variety of aspects of electronic communication.
3) Understanding of syntax and semantics of several Markup languages for use in information communication.
4) Detailed knowledge of the concepts and practical aspects of data encryption and compression in networking environments.
|Content||Introduction to computer networking|
Past, present and potential future of the Internet
Client-server computing,Search engines, Internet protocols
HCI and communication issues relating to Web page design
Social Aspects of the Internet: privacy, responsibility and legal issues.
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Laboratory: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for COMP1050|