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CSC3420 Mobile Internet Technology

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences


Pre-requisite: CSC3407 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GDTI or GCSC or GDGS or GCEN or GDET or METC or MCOT or MCTE or MCOP or MPIT or MSBN or MSMS

Other requisites

Students who do not meet the pre-requisite requirements must obtain approval of the examiner and the program coordinator to be enrolled in this course.


The first topic in the course is quality of service in the Internet, with particular emphasis on AQM's such as RED & ARED, and also the DiffServ standard for managing quality of service. Students will use the NS3 simulator (via a graphical user interface provided by the NetML system) to gain an understanding of these topics. The second topic treated is wireless communication as used in 3G and 4G mobile phones and the 802.11 series of standards for wireless LANs. The assessment for this undergraduate course consists of assignments and an end-of-semester examination. Note that post-graduate students may not enrol in this course but should take CSC8407 Wireless and Internet Technology instead.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2015 External
Semester 1, 2015 On-campus Toowoomba