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Public networks ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: TBA

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: A study of public research networks such as AARNet and Internet. Data sources available through the networks and tools for accessing this information. Text retrieval techniques and their application to the research network information. Management of digital artefacts and their manipulation at local machine level. Stand-alone and networked CD-ROM databases.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 70% + Assignment: 15% + Practical work: 15%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prohibitions: COT1800, COT2800, (Course prohibitions) Bachelor of Multimedia, Bachelor of Multimedia Computing, Bachelor of Multimedia and Business Computing.