PERVASIVE NETWORK DESIGN

CSE4PND

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will cover key issues in Ad hoc and Sensor network, challenges in designing routing protocols and wireless security, in this unit. The wireless security aspect will look at security in ad hoc and sensor networks, wireless personal area networks, and wireless metropolitan networks.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CSE2NEF or CSE5NEF and CSE3NSW or CSE5NSW

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate the usefulness of ad hoc networking and various issues with respect to ad hoc networking.

Activities:
Teaching and tutorial from week1 till 4 deals with in-depth analysis of various challenges in ad hoc networking, the participating mobile devices and the use of ad hoc networking.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

02. Compare and contrast infrastructure based networking against ad hoc networking.

Activities:
Week 5 deals with the main differences in ad hoc networking against infrastructures based networking.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)

03. Analyse various routing strategies for the ad hoc networks, with more emphasis on power optimization.

Activities:
Week 6 till 10 deals with different types of routing protocols available in ad hoc networks and how they can optimize the power and CPU requirements
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)

04. Indentify the importances of preserving privacy and trust in an ad hoc and sensor networks.

Activities:
Week 10 till 12 deals with the need for security and privacy in mobile ad hoc networks. Lectures and tutorials deals with in depth analysis of various security and trust schemes, and their strengths and weaknesses.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy/ Numeracy)
Discipline-specific GCs (Discipline-specific GCs)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBen Soh

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Final Semester Exam (3 hours)70 01, 02, 03, 04
Mid-term Problem solving test (1 hour)/Lab WorkHurdle requirement: In order to pass the unit, students must obtain an overall pass grade, pass the examination and pass the overall non-examination components.30 01, 02, 03