Instructor: Dongwon Lee
This is an
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 and Search
Engines, Databases and Data
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.
TUE 12:20P - 03:20P, 210
Hour: TUE 03:30P - 05:30P, 313A IST or by appointment
Dongwon Lee (dongwon -at- psu -dot- edu) Weekly
week, a class (3 hours) consists of:
it is necessary for students to do the required reading and
actively participate in the class.
presentation and discussion
students' presentation and discussion
Schedule and Presentation
week, 1-2 students need to do in-class presentation on the selected
research articles or topics from the week's list.
and Presentation Schedule
Participation and Presentation: 20%
Exam (1): 20%
- CLOSED book, 2 hours, for all topics
covered in the class