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Modern Issues of Information and Computer Science

Code – 230100   Information and computer science; section: Software of computer equipment and automation systems

Qualification (degree) – Master

Description of course modules (sections, subjects):

1. Intelligent systems.

2. Metadata and ontology languages.

3. Evolutionary computations.

4. Data coding and compression.

5. Synergetics.

6. Conceptual design of systems.

7. Integration of automation systems.

8. Development of hardware for automation systems.

Syllabus of the course:

Knowledge presentation techniques. Introduction to knowledge management. Data mining. Text information processing challenges. Classification. Clusterization. Nearest neighbor analysis. Hierarchy analysis method. Ontologies. Ontology construction tools.

Semantic Web. Metadata. RDF metadata model. RDFS. Dublin core. Ontology languages. OWL. Web-2.

Evolutionary methods. Simple genetic algorithm.  Genetic programming. Heuristics combination method. Examples of application of genetic methods.

Information. Information entropy. Information coding. Shannon's theorems. Codes for text documents. Instant codes. Data compression. Data compression methods and data formats. MPEG methods. Wavelets. Wavelet transformation.

Theory of evolution. Dynamic systems. Thermodynamic entropy. Chaotic systems Chaotic systems. Bifurcations.  Fractals. Self-organization. Theory of catastrophes.

Development of enterprise management systems. Business process management systems. Architectural design of systems. Object oriented programming. Component oriented technologies. Network services. Service oriented architecture. Development managed by models. Engineering patterns. IDEF0. IDEF3. UML. Meta-Object Facility. UML based IT design techniques. Structural UML 2.0 diagrams. Behavioral UML 2.0 diagrams.

Integrated application development environment. Integration of applications. Techniques for integration of information systems. WorkFlow. SOAP technology. UDDI standard. WSDL. ESB Enterprise service bus and BPEL. Integration of subsystems of the automatic process control system.

Supercomputers of the 21st century. IPv6 protocol. Internet 2. Wavelength division multiplexing (WDM). Grid technologies. Grid architectures.

Teaching methods:

  • lectures,
  • classroom group training directed by a teacher,
  • students’ independent work performed according to the teacher’s task in classrooms and on an extracurricular basis, including use of technical training aids (compulsory),
  • tutorials.

Total hours – 108.

Total credits – 3.

Laboratory work – not applicable.

Form of interim assessment – exam.

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