Expected learning outcomes
At the end of this module, students should:
- The candidate has acquired in-depth comprehension of the challenges and technologies found in web-based systems
- The candidate has an in-depth understanding of current research topics in web-based systems with particular emphasis on semantic web mechanisms, mobile web mechanism, and/or mechanisms for the web of services
- The candidate is able to identify and evaluate key problems and research issues in the semantic web, the mobile web, and/or the web of services
- The candidate has developed the ability to analyse and evaluate mobile web applications and services
- The candidate is able to explain and evaluate meta-data representation and reasoning mechanisms
General competency :
- The candidate is capable of taking part in scientific discussions.
- The candidate is capable of performing independent scientific work.
- The candidate is capable of analysing relevant professional and research publications.
The semantic web, the mobile web, and the web of services:
● Mobile web applications, services, and application architectures
● Location-based services
● Personalisation of web-based systems
● Semantic web mechanisms, methods, and standards; ontologies
● Reasoning over semantic web: Querying and inferencing
Net Support Learning
Teaching Methods (additional text)
Form(s) of Assessment
Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)
- Oral exam
- Term paper
- Student must pass both parts
Evaluated by external and internal examiner
A new term paper must be provided and the examination must be re-sat next autumn.
Students are to present research papers during the seminars.
The following textbooks are the primary references; further recommended reading will be provided in the course syllabus.
● Thomas Erl, Service-Oriented Architecture: Concepts, Technology, and Design
● Dean Allemang, Jim Hendler, Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist: Effective Modeling in RDFS and OWL
● Maximiliano Firtman, Programming the Mobile Web
● Selected research papers