Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours, made up of 24 one-hour lectures (two per week) and 12 one-hour workshops (one per week) |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
ONE of the following:
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2011
Not offered in 2011
Completion of 50 points of third year computing study or equivalent.
Admission to Master degree.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
433-421 Web technologies and Applications
|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
Many applications require access to very large amounts of data. These applications often require reliability (data must not be lost even in the presence of hardware failures), and the ability to retrieve and process the data very efficiently.
The subject will cover the technologies used in advanced database systems. Topics covered will include: transactions, including concurrency, reliability (the ACID properties) and performance; and indexing of both structured and unstructured data. The subject will also cover additional topics such as: uncertain data; Xquery; the Semantic Web and the Resource Description Framework; dataspaces and data provenance; datacentres; and data archiving.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Assessment:||Two written assignments, due in approximately weeks 6 and 11, of approximately 1750 words each (20% each); and a 2-hour end-of-semester open-book written examination (60%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject the student should have the:
Master of Science (Computer Science) |
Master of Software Systems Engineering
B-ENG Software Engineering stream |
Master of Engineering (Software)
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