COMPX514-19B (HAM)

Carrier and ISP Networks

15 Points

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Division of Health Engineering Computing & Science
School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Department of Computer Science


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Paper Description

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This paper studies large scale networks as used for public internet infrastructure. It covers the technologies used to implement such networks in a practical manner.
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Paper Structure

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Class attendance is expected. The course notes provided are not comprehensive, additional material will be covered in class. All material including practical work, lectures and the answers to student questions in class is examinable
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Configuration
    Students will demonstrate the ability to configure elements of carrier network infrastructure.
    Linked to the following assessments:
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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Reading Questions
  • In Class: In Lecture
2. Assignments
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Lab Exercises
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Internal Test
  • Hand-in: In Lecture
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Readings will be available on Moodle.
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Online Support

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Support is available through the discussion forum on moodle.

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approx 150 hours
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Linkages to Other Papers

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(COMP312 Communications and Systems Software and a further 40 points at 300 level in Computer Science) or COMP413/513 Computer Networks or COMP418/518 Cyber Security Corresponding Papers COMP514 Carrier and ISP Networks
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Prerequisite papers: COMPX304 or COMP312 and a further 30 points at 300 level in Computer Science




Restricted papers: COMP414

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