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  • Mobile Computing Systems ProgrammingCOMP90018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS Mobile devices are ubiquitous nowadays. Mobile computing encompasses technologies, devices and software that enable (wireless) access to services anyplace, anytime, and anywhere. This subject will cover fundamental mobile computing techniques and technologies, and explain challenges that ar...

  • Advanced Database SystemsCOMP90050

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS 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...

  • Computational GenomicsCOMP90016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIM The study of genomics is on the forefront of biology. Current laboratory technologies generate huge amounts of data. Computational analysis is necessary to make sense of these data. This subject covers a broad range of approaches to the computational analysis of genomic data. Students learn ...

  • Cluster and Cloud ComputingCOMP90024

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS The growing popularity of the Internet along with the availability of powerful computers and high-speed networks as low-cost commodity components are changing the way we do parallel and distributed computing (PDC). Cluster and Cloud Computing are two approaches for PDC. Clusters employ cost...

  • Computer Science Research Project Pt1COMP90061

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students undertake a research investigation under the supervision of members in the School of Computing and Information Systems academic staff. The subject continues over three consecutive study periods with students enrolling in a 'Part 1' component, a 'Part 2' component and a 'Part 3' componen...

  • Computer Science Research Project Pt1COMP90060

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students undertake a research investigation under the supervision of members from the School of Computing and Information Systems academic staff. The subject continues over three consecutive study periods with students enrolling in a 'Part 1' component, a 'Part 2' component and a 'Part 3' compon...

  • Computer Science Research Project Pt3COMP90068

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is available as the third part of a three-subject sequence: the subject continues over three consecutive study periods, with students first enrolling in a 'Part 1', then a 'Part 2' and finally a 'Part 3' for a total enrolment of 75 credit points. Students will receive an overall resu...

  • Computer Science Research Project Pt2COMP90067

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is available as the second part of a three-subject sequence: the subject continues over three consecutive study periods, with students first enrolling in a 'Part 1', then a 'Part 2' and finally a 'Part 3' for a total enrolment of 75 credit points. Students will receive an overall res...

  • AI Planning for AutonomyCOMP90054

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS The key focus of this subject is the foundations of automated planning and reasoning and their real-world applications. Automated planning is the AI approach to developing agents that make their own decisions and is becoming increasingly popular. Autonomous agents are active entities that p...

  • Advanced Studies in Computing 3ACOMP30013

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject consists of advanced studies in computing covering material which is not otherwise available to the student. The details of the topics covered will depend on the course of study selected and may involve substantial system development.

  • Algorithms for Functional GenomicsCOMP90014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS Technological advances in obtaining high throughput data have stimulated the development of new computational approaches to bioinformatics. This subject will cover core computational challenges in analysing bioinformatics data. We cover important algorithmic approaches and data structures u...

  • Research MethodsCOMP90044

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS Research is a process of acquiring new knowledge by systematically and rigorously applying methods to address well-formulated questions. To be valuable, new knowledge must address a significant theoretical question, it must be supported by evidence and be able to stand up to critical scruti...

  • Text AnalyticsCOMP90075

    Offered:Term 4Year:2019

    Text data is a primary form of data and its analysis can provide important insights into the behaviours and needs of individuals and organisations. This subject will introduce students to methods for analyzing text and unstructured data. The following topics will be covered: introduction to text...

  • IT ProjectCOMP30022

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This subject is the capstone project for the Informatics major and the Computing and Software Systems major in the BSc. Students will work on a real life problem in a small team, supervised by a member of staff. Each team will analyse the information needs of users and develop working compu...

  • Information Technology Research ProjectCOMP90028

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS Students undertake a research investigation under the supervision of a member of the academic staff and in the context of one of the departmental research groups. INDICATIVE CONTENT As a research subject, content is different for each student. Common content includes research methodology...

  • Parallel and Multicore ComputingCOMP90025

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS The subject aims to introduce students to parallel algorithms and their analysis. Fundamental principles of parallel computing are discussed. Various parallel architectures and programming platforms are introduced. Parallel algorithms for different architectures, as well as parallel algorit...

  • Algorithms and ComplexityCOMP90038

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS The aim of this subject is for students to develop familiarity and competence in assessing and designing computer programs for computational efficiency. Although computers manipulate data very quickly, to solve large-scale problems, we must design strategies so that the calculations combine...

  • Advanced Theoretical Computer ScienceCOMP90057

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS At the heart of theoretical computer science are questions of both philosophical and practical importance. What does it mean for a problem to be solvable by computer? What are the limits of computability? Which types of problems can be solved efficiently? What are our options in the face of...

  • Web SecurityCOMP90074

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Aims The Internet pervades nearly every aspect of our lives, from banking through to dating, and onto our interactions with government. As more of our lives move online we face ever greater risks to our data and way of life from internet vulnerabilities and attacks. Web Security will examine the...

  • Distributed SystemsCOMP90015

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS The subject aims to provide an understanding of the principles on which the Web, Email, DNS and other interesting distributed systems are based. Questions concerning distributed architecture, concepts and design; and how these meet the demands of contemporary distributed applications will b...