Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 x one hour lectures per week; and 1 x three hour workshop per week |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
|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 introduces students to computational methods for analysing and visualising structured data. It covers fundamental programming constructs, algorithms and data structures; information visualisation; web-centric computing; and an overview of the field of computing. Workshops and team projects will give students practical experience in solving data-rich problems involving computers, people and the Web. The problems will be drawn from a diverse range of topics, e.g. climate change, finance, social networks, and language analysis.|
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
A three-stage project (35%) expected to take 36 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 (5%). About two-thirds of the project is to be done individually and the rest in groups. Additional assessment components are a 1-hour mid-semester test (10%) and a 2-hour written examination in the examination period (50%). Each of the continuous assessment and the final exam components must be passed in order to pass the subject overall.
|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:||This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (both pre-2008 and new degrees), BASc or a combined BSc course. |
VCE mathematics is not a prerequisite for this subject.
Bachelor of Information Systems |
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Information Systems
Diploma in Informatics
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