Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 x one hour lectures per week; 1 x two hour workshop per week. |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours
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Not offered in 2011
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|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. |
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Information is central to human work practices in organisations. Information modelling forms the basis for the development of IT-based tools and applications. This subject presents the tools, methods and techniques to discover, analyse, represent and model information in information-rich environments. Students should develop an understanding of the difference between data, information and knowledge. This subject extends fundamental ideas in Informatics and the role of information in socio-technical systems. Students will analyse a specific information-rich domain and classify and structure information to create a small Ontology for the domain. Overall an appreciation of data and information in the modelling and design of Information Systems is developed.
On completion of this subject student should be able to
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
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On completion of this subject students should have developed the following generic skills:
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.
Students undertaking this subject will be expected to regularly access an internet-enabled computer.
Previously known as SINF20007 (615-202) Reasoning with Informatics (prior to 2011)
Bachelor of Science |
Science credit subjects* for pre-2008 BSc, BASc and combined degree science courses |
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Informatics B |
Working with Information
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