|Course code COMP6050||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science|
Internet communication is principally devoted to the highest layer in the network architecture, the application layer. This course also introduces 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 both reviewing latest research on Internet development and practical skills, such a using various communication techniques, building simple Web applications and securing information via encryption. The course is designed to give a sound introduction to the research on Internet development and an understanding of the technologies potential as well as its limitations. Basic computing experience is required.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||1) Overview of the core research used in the development of the Internet.|
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 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 realting to web page delivery
Social Aspects of the Internet: privacy, responsibility and legal issues
|Assumed Knowledge||Basic Computer experience|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Laboratory: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 100 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for COMP6050|