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Department of Computer Science, Unit Catalogue 2011/12

CM40212: Internet technology

Click here for further information Credits: 6
Click here for further information Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Click here for further information Period: Semester 1
Click here for further information Assessment: CW 100%
Click here for further information Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Click here for further information Requisites:
Click here for further information Description: Aims:
To provide a fundamental knowledge of traditional network and distributed computing architectures.
To study the different paradigms and techniques for distributing objects and developing based on such paradigms and techniques;
To understand the methods for running objects on separate computers and to centralize or decentralize application components in an appropriate way;
To manage the intercommunication between loosely coupled software components within and between computer systems;
To study applications for home use, corporate websites, enterprise partitioning of business processing.

Learning Outcomes:
To have obtain an in-depth understanding of internet technology.
To understand the communication infrastructure that enable internet technology;
To appreciate the benefits and drawbacks of object distribution;
To understand mechanisms for providing enterprise-wide services using object orientation in both distributed and non-distributed applications;
The frameworks and servers for distributed applications;
To have the ability to critically analyse the choice and use of specific technologies for internet applications.

Ability to apply modern methods and algorithms to internet technologies (T,F,A), wide knowledge of internet technologies (T/F/A), understand systems at different levels of abstraction (T/F/A), communication skills (F/A).

Overview of distributed architectures, remote method invocation, Java web applications and servlets, Enterprise Java Beans, alternatives to Enterprise Java Beans, web services, http based remote procedure calling, Java messaging systems.
Click here for further informationProgramme availability:

CM40212 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Computer Science

CM40212 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Computer Science
  • USCM-AFM01 : MComp (hons) Computer Science (Full-time) - Year 4
  • USCM-AKM02 : MComp (hons) Computer Science (Full-time with Thick Sandwich Placement) - Year 5
  • USCM-AAM02 : MComp (hons) Computer Science with Study Year Abroad (Full-time with Study Year Abroad) - Year 5
  • RSCM-AFD02 : Doctor of Engineering (EngD) in Digital Media (Full-time) - Year 1
  • TSCM-AFM23 : MSc Internet Systems and Security (Full-time) - Year 1

NB. Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.