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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours comprising 2 one-hour lectures/week and 1 one-hour workshop/week. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Nicole Bell
|Subject Overview:||This subject provides a full suite of tools for the sciences, in particular the experimental physical sciences. Five major areas will be covered: management of huge (petabyte) datasets, signal processing, advanced statistical methods, data mining and advanced experimental design. Where possible, the course will include specific case studies, drawn from the relevant disciplines. Examples are drawn from physics, mathematics, earth sciences and bioinformatics.|
The objectives of this subject are:
|Assessment:||Five assignments totalling up to 50 pages of written work (50%), spaced evenly throughout the semester, plus a three-hour end-of-semester written examination (50%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of this subject, students should have gained skills in:
|Notes:||Students undertaking this subject will be expected to use computers; suitable access will be provided on campus.|
R05 RP Master of Science - Physics |
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