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Web-based information systems ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: J Blain

Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: The unit will examine three main areas: the basic technologies of the internet, the world-wide web and multimedia systems; the way in which these technologies have been applied in practice to date; and the development processes required to build systems which make use of the internet and multimedia technologies. The emphasis throughout the subject will be on providing a broad overview of topics, rather than examining any one topic in great depth. There will be a strong emphasis on practical demonstration of the concepts being studied, and extensive use will be made of case studies to highlight aspects of theory.

Assessment: Examination: 40% + Assignments: 60%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prohibitions: BUS1042