The lecture notes recommend several books, articles, and web sites: they are listed here for those who would like to learn more about the topics covered.
|SES #||TOPICS||RELATED RESOURCES|
|The Basics: Hardware, OS, and Software|
|1||Introduction: Course Overview; Inside the CPU|
|2||Computer Architecture: Processing, Memory and I/O|
|3||Computer Representations; Compression||Nelson, Mark. The Data Compression Book. New York: M&T Books, 1992.|
|6||Relational Databases; Database Queries using SQL|
|7||An Introduction to Microsoft Access|
|8||Relational Database Design|
|9||Introduction to User Interface Building with Access Examples|
|Networks and Telecommunications|
|10||Telecommunication Concepts; Data Transmission|
|11||Local Area Networks; Ethernet; Packet-switched Networks|
|12||Midterm Exam - In Class|
|13||Wide Area Networks; The Internet|
|14||Wireless Network Technologies|
|Distributed Computing and Web Technologies|
|15||Client/Server, Peer-to-Peer and the WWW|
|16||Security I: Public Key Cryptography||
McClure, Stuart, Joel Scambray, and George Kurtz. Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions. McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, 2003.
|17||Security II: Digital Signatures; Network Security||
Same as Lecture 16.
|18||Evolution of Web Technologies||
Scientific American: The Semantic Web
Also available in print: Berners-Lee, Tim, James Hendler, and Ora Lassila. The Semantic Web. Scientific American, May 2001, pp. 35-43.
|19||Under the Hood of a Commercial Web site|
|20||Data Mining, Data Warehousing||
Recommended book: Berry, Michael J. A., and Gordon Linoff. Data Mining Techniques: For Marketing, Sales, and Customer Support. John Wiley & Sons, 1997.
Useful collections of links - Chapple, Mike. Data Mining and Data Warehousing. About.com.
Case studies and industry - Datamation magazine web site.
For more information on Amalthea: A Personalized Information Discovery Agent Ecosystem, see:
|22||Student Presentations I|
|23||Student Presentations II|
|24||Trends in eBusiness Technology; Course Wrap-up|
|25||Final Exam - In Class|