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Document and imaging systems ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: L Whitehouse

Caulfield First semester 2005 (Evening)

Synopsis: Computerised document imaging systems and interfacing to database retrieval systems. Topics include document imaging principles; information management; scanning and recognition techniques; extraction of textual and pictorial information; compression techniques for storage; interface to database systems; query languages for document and image retrieval; standards and case study of commercial systems; issues involved in computer document and image processing in LANs and WANs.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 60% + Two practical assignments: 40%

Contact Hours: 2 hours per week

Prerequisites: COT2132 or CSE2132, or COT2138 or CSE2138

Prohibitions: COT3210