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COMP202B Computer Communications

10 Points

This paper provides an overview of the technologies and protocols and security issues involved in computer communications. It will introduce programming issues in communications, including error handling and concurrency. Practical work will look at the Internet Protocols TCP and IP, and include programming exercises using socket interfaces.

Learning Outcomes
Students who pass this paper will be able to write distributed programs that use socket-based communication, exception handling and concurrency. They will understand the purpose, the importance and the implementation of several common internet protocols.

Pre Requisite Papers
COMP104 Introduction to Computer Science 2 or
COMP134 Software Engineering 1

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B Semester


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Assessment Ratio
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:1

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Class attendance is expected. The course notes provided are not comprehensive, additional material will be covered in class. You are responsible for all material covered in class.

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