Special Topic 1 (ISCG8025)

Level: 
8
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To critically examine a selection of current developments and emerging issues in Information Technology and their impacts on businesses and society in general
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Master of Computing programme or the Postgraduate Diploma in Computing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisite: Academic Leader approval.
Topics include: 


1. Data analytic & Decision analytic thinking
2. Data science solutions for business problems
3. Use of expert systems in business decision-making situations
4. Discussion and examples of supporting firms? business processes, managerial decision-making and strategies using business applications of information systems.
5. Data resource management processes and technologies in organisations
6. Discussion of how neural networks, fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms, virtual reality, and intelligent agents can be used in business
7. Fitting a model to data
8. Introduction to predictive modelling
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5234

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
4 Aug 18 - 4 Aug 18 ComputingSaturday13:30 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-1004)
5 Aug 18 - 5 Aug 18 ComputingSunday13:30 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-1004)
1 Sep 18 - 1 Sep 18 ComputingSaturday13:30 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-1004)
2 Sep 18 - 2 Sep 18 ComputingSunday13:30 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-1004)
29 Sep 18 - 29 Sep 18 ComputingSaturday13:30 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-1004)
30 Sep 18 - 30 Sep 18 ComputingSunday13:30 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-1004)
10 Nov 18 - 10 Nov 18 ComputingSaturday13:30 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-1004)
11 Nov 18 - 11 Nov 18 ComputingSunday13:30 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-1004)
Note: This course is offered as part of Master of Computing, Postgraduate Diploma in Computing.

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