Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 one-hour lectures (two per week) and 12 one hours workshops (one per week) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
One of the following:
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2011
Not offered in 2011
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the Disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit Website:http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Associate Professor Tim Baldwin
|Subject Overview:||Many services reside on servers accessed over the Internet, with the user's own computer being used only to provide an interface. Examples include search engines and social networking sites. This subject introduces students to writing such applications. Topics covered include: introduction to networks, and to some simple protocols; operating systems principles, including interrupts, the user/kernel distinction, virtual memory and security; how to use an operating system, including how to create, manage and communicate between processes; |
how to write simple server programs, including server programming models, web services, concurrency, and distributed systems.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
|Assessment:||Project work during semester, expected to take about 36 hours (30%); a mid-semester test (10%); and a 2-hour end-of-semester written examination (60%). To pass the subject, students must obtain at least 50% overall, 15/30 in project work, and 35/70 in the mid-semester test and end-of-semester written examination combined.|
|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|
On completion of this subject students should have developed the following generic skills:
Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Engineering) |
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) and Bachelor of Computer Science
Bachelor of Engineering (Software Engineering)
Bachelor of Science
Master of Engineering in Distributed Computing
B-ENG Software Engineering stream |
Master of Engineering (Mechatronics)
Master of Engineering (Software)
Science credit subjects* for pre-2008 BSc, BASc and combined degree science courses
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Computer Science |
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