Instructor: Dongwon Lee
This is an introductory graduate
course of IST to teach theoretical, computational, and practical issues
involved in managing information and knowledge from IT perspective.
Example topics include Computation and Algorithm, Social Network Analysis, Web Analysys and Search
Engines, Databases and Data Mining,
XML, Web Services,
and Semantic Web, etc. As audience of IST 511 is diverse, narrow and
too-technical topics will be avoided. The main objective of the class
is to introduce students various IT techniques and tools so that they
can understand and apply them to real applications and problems. In
addition, students will learn how to read, critique, and evaluate
others' research articles, and how to write one's own as well.
Prerequisite of this course is IST 501.
There is a NO required textbook for
this course. Instructor will draw materials from academic literature
and the Web as needed. Instructor will provide slides as well.
ID/PWD to download class materials will be announced in the first class.
M 11:15A - 02:15P, 205 IST
Hour: M 03:00P - 05:00P, 313A IST or by appointment
week, a class (3 hours) consists of:
Therefore, it is
absolutely necessary for students to do the required reading and
actively participate in the class.
week, 1-2 students need to do in-class presentation on the selected
research articles or topics from the week's list.
week, each student needs to submit a crituqie on one of the week's
student is expected to carry a semester-long writing project on one of
the topics covered in the class.
Assignments (7-10): 30%
Exam (1): 20%