Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Lectures and workshops.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 one-hour lectures (three per week) and 12 three-hour workshops (one per week). Total 72 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours total time commitment.
|Prerequisites:||Informatics 1: Practical Computing.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
615-240 Concepts of Software Development 2 (prior to 2009).
Students who have passed either 433-171 Introduction to Programming or 433-151 Introduction to Programming (Advanced) are NOT permitted to enroll in this subject.
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorMr Ivo Widjaja
|Subject Overview:||This subject explores the world-wide web of data. Students will select a problem domain, identify live web data sources, and use computational methods to represent, transform, and present information for human consumption. This subject covers the Extensible Markup Language (XML) and associated web technologies; systems for managing information in a shared environment; and social implications of networked computing. A series of workshops together with a semester-long team project will give students practical experience in solving data-intensive problems involving computers, people and the Web.|
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Assessment:||A group project (40%) expected to take 48 hours, with stages due at one-third, at two-thirds and at the end of semester. This time commitment includes a peer-assessment component related to the project (10%). The additional assessment component is a 2-hour written examination in the examination period (50%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject students should have developed the following generic skills: |
|Notes:||Students enrolled in the BSc (both pre-2008 and new degrees), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject.|
First year informatics |
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