INF 350E - Information Technology: Introduction to Scientific Data Informatics

Spring 2017
Unique ID: 27890
Syllabus:   Syllabus
Prof:  Anderson, William (Bill)
Room: UTA 5.468
Days:  Thur
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Upper-division standing. Additional prerequisites may vary with the topic.

Design and use of information technologies, including interface design, trends in information technology development, usability, information retrieval, immersive media, and information architecture.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
Information Studies 350E and 350W may not both be counted unless the topics vary.

Cross-listed undergraduate subsection of graduate-level INF 382R.

Topic Description:
Introduction to Scientific Data Informatics

Detailed Course Summary:
An Introduction to Scientific Data Informatics: in which we
examine the information properties of scientific data, explore
criteria to appraise some properties of scientific data sets,
take an expedition into the Semantic Web and the growing network
of Linked Data, examine issues of long-term management of, and
access to, scientific data, and endeavor to use semantic markup
on a report on an inquiry-based project.

In addition, this term we will have hands-on experience with some
data science tools, and informatics exercises using R Libraries.

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