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CM40212: Internet technology

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2013/4
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Computer Science
Further information on credits Credits: 6
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment: CW 100%
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: CM40212 Mandatory extra work (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions 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.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

CM40212 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Computer Science
  • RSCM-AFD02 : Doctor of Engineering (EngD) in Digital Media (Full-time)
  • 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-AFM14 : MComp (hons) Computer Science and Mathematics (Full-time) - Year 4
  • USCM-AKM14 : MComp (hons) Computer Science and Mathematics with Industrial Placement (Full-time with Thick Sandwich Placement) - Year 5
  • USCM-AAM14 : MComp (hons) Computer Science and Mathematics with Study Year Abroad (Full-time with Study Year Abroad) - Year 5
  • USCM-AAM02 : MComp (hons) Computer Science with Study Year Abroad (Full-time with Study Year Abroad) - Year 5
  • TSCM-AFM23 : MSc Internet Systems and Security (Full-time)
  • TSCM-AWM27 : MSc Internet Systems and Security (Full-time incorporating placement)

CM40212 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Computer Science
* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2013/4 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2014/15 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2013/14.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.