- Code COMP4006
- Unit Value 24 units
- Offered by Research School of Computer Science
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Computer Science
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course forms the honours year of the Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) program. It consists of a coursework component and a project component, of equal weight. The coursework component involves courses in advanced aspects of the computing discipline, which in recent years have been drawn from: architecture of parallel systems, artificial intelligence, computational logic, algorithms, object oriented databases, programs for parallel computer systems, formal aspects of software engineering, software engineering project, document technologies and automated reasoning. The project component involves a substantial individual project under detailed academic supervision. A formal thesis is submitted (nominally 10,000 words), and a seminar is presented.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon completion of the research project, the student will be able to:
- Prepare and present a short technical seminar
- Write a literature survey
- Undertake and complete a research project under supervision
- Write a thesis describing the results of research work
- They will also meet the individual skills objectives of the courses that they studied.
The coursework and project components carry equal weight, because it is felt that are of equal importance. The individual courses studied have their own assessment rationale. The research project is assessed on the thesis and the seminar. The seminar tests objective 1; and the thesis objectives 2, 3 and 4; as listed above.
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Workload24 units of honours level courses and 24 units of thesis
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Research School of Computer Science to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
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- 24 units
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