- Code CECS6002
- Unit Value 12 units
- Offered by ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject CECS Experimental, Interdisciplinary
- Areas of interest Anthropology, Algorithms and Data, Artifical Intelligence, Computer Engineering
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Caitlin Bentley
- Dr Ehsan Tavakoli-Nabavi
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2019
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This course is practical, critical and theoretical, and synthesises materials from a variety of fields and sectors primarily using a case-study approach. It is designed to provide participants with an extended understanding of recent developments, complexity and dynamics of the professional practice in which cyber-physical systems (CPSs) are planned, designed, built, operated and maintained. It aims to give participants a practical grounding and to invite them to contribute to new and existing approaches used to analyse and intervene throughout the CPS lifecycle. Module 2 is structured into twelve weeks, which broadly engage participants to apply the core questions developed in Module 1 throughout the various stages of a CPS’ evolution. Each week we consider a different stage of evolution and consider ways we could practically intervene. This course is required study for participants wishing to gain disciplinary expert status in this new applied science.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Engage with, and adapt, research principles, theories, skills, and knowledge applicable to the discipline and its professional practice to understand and evaluate cyber-physical systems with diverse purposes, contexts, and stakeholders.
- Evaluate and apply a range of methods for designing, creating, managing and problem-solving within cyber-physical systems.
- Develop and experiment with strategies for justifying and interpreting theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
- Criticise and defend the impact of cyber-physical systems on aspects of humanity (society, organisations, institutions, communities, individuals, etc.) in an intentional and conscientious manner.
- Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills with creativity and initiative to formulate and propose solutions to key problems and new situations facing direct and indirect stakeholders of cyber physical systems.
- CPS group project (50%) (50) [LO null]
- In class facilitation (35%) (35) [LO null]
- Individual portfolio (15%) (15) [LO null]
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WorkloadWe expect participants to dedicate 20 hours per week to this course. This will include a mixture of workshops and group work, as well as independent reading, viewing, listening and study.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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Preliminary ReadingResource lists for this course will include a wide variety of materials, including books, articles, films, art and podcasts. The resource list from Module 1 may still be used and expanded upon. Participants are not expected to read every source themselves. Generally, participants will have time to select and discuss a particular approach or framework that they will engage with.
Assumed KnowledgeThe assumed knowledge and requirements to take this course in 2019 are documented in the application pack available at https://3ainstitute.cecs.anu.edu.au/
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- 12 units
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|22 Jul 2019
|29 Jul 2019
|31 Aug 2019
|25 Oct 2019