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INFO5994: Advanced Topics in Computer Science

2024 unit information

This unit will cover recent topics of active and cutting-edge research within Computer Science and its related areas. The content of this unit may vary depending on the academic staff member's research expertise and/or opportunities such as a distinguished researcher visiting the University.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Computer Science

Code INFO5994
Academic unit Computer Science
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Utilise existing research databases to select research publications that are relevant to a selected research domain
  • LO2. Critique existing literature to identify the key contributions being made to the field
  • LO3. Coherently debate the merits and gaps within existing publications, providing clear evidence for the positions being taken
  • LO4. Compile views of multiple papers into a coherent survey that captures the relationships between multiple papers and potential gaps in the field
  • LO5. Apply existing tools to the management of a collection of related research publications
  • LO6. Present succinct summaries of research papers in written and oral form that capture the key elements of the papers

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Supervision Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2021
Supervision Remote
Semester 2 2021
Supervision Remote
Semester 1 2022
Supervision Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Supervision Remote
Semester 2 2022
Supervision Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Supervision Remote
Semester 2 2023
Supervision Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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