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Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics

Module CodeCS7048
Module NameData Communications and Networking Practical
Module Short TitleN/a
Semester TaughtHillary
Contact HoursLecture hours:
Lab hours:22
Tutorial hours:

Total hours:22
Module PersonnelLecturing staff: Eamonn O Nuallain
Learning Outcomes

The ability to choose research topic for development
The ability to relate the research topic to currently published material
The ability to identify the means by which the research topic is to be addressed
To apply a scientific methodology in addressing the topic
Evaluation of research performed
To produce a paper on the topic for publication in a conference or journal

Learning Aims

Students will acquire and demonstrate competence and capability in the areas of: teamwork, time management, Research Methods, project planning, literature review, project specification, project and experiment design, project execution, project outcomes, articulate dissemination of project outputs in the form of a camera ready paper. Students will be assessed on all of these elements.

Module Content

Research Methods
Research cycle
Final paper

Recommended Reading List

‘How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper’ – 7th edition by Robert Day and Barbara Gastel

Module PrerequisitesCS7002
Assessment Details

% Exam:0%
% Coursework: 100%

Description of assessment & assessment regulations.

Students will be asked to perform three presentations during term. These will be:

Choice of research topic (question) and a review of the current literature on the research topic
A mid-term progress presentation
A final presentation on the research performed

For the Trinity Term examination:

The first and second presentations will account for 10% of the final mark. The final presentation will account for 20% of the final mark. The ability to answer questions during the presentation will also be assessed. Feedback will be given at these presentations.
The paper produced by each group will account for 60% of the group member’s final mark.

For Supplementals:

Should students not be successful in passing the course in Trinity Term then they will need to resubmit a revised paper in early September. In these cases the paper will account for 100% of the final mark.

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Academic Year of Data2016-17