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CSC668 Topics in Computing

Lead Faculty: Dr Pradip Peter Dey

Course Description

Each time this course is offered, it addresses a topic in computer science that is not covered as a regular course. The topic is covered at an advanced level that is appropriate for any student who has successfully completed the prerequisite courses. Possible topics include grid computing, semantic web, intelligent systems and knowledge abstraction.

Learning Outcomes

  • Examine and compare emerging computing concepts including but not limited to net-centric computing, cloud computing, grid computing, open-source programs and service-oriented architectures
  • Demonstrate ability to conduct in-depth research, both individually as well as in teams, in a specific computer science area and ability to maintain currency in computer science through lifelong learning