INF 385T - Special Topics in Information Science: Introduction to Scientific Data Informatics

Spring 2013
Unique ID: 28440
Syllabus:   Syllabus
Prof:  Anderson, William (Bill)
Room: UTA 1.210A
Days:  Wed
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Graduate standing. Additional prerequisites may vary with the topic.

Study of the properties and behavior of information. Technology for information processing and management.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

An introduction to the characteristics of scientific data and theemerging practices used in managing and preserving these data. The class will include (1) an introduction to the information properties of scientific data, and scientific data modeling; (2) an introduction to emerging semantic web approaches of describing these data sets; (3) hands-on assessments and evaluations of public scientific data sets; and (4) discussions of current issues in scientific data sharing, publication, and preservation.

Students may not receive credit for both this 385T topic and INF 382R.

Topic Description:
Introduction to Scientific Data Informatics

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