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MIS 6340

Doctoral Seminar in Emerging Technologies

Three semester hours.

The objective of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of emerging technologies that are expected to have wide impact on the future of computing. The student will be able to critically examine the issues/impact and will be exposed to research trends within these areas, such as themes methods (methodologies used) and will be able to formulate pertinent research questions. The student will be exposed to the following topics (but not limited to): agile development methods; biometrics; DNA computing; grid computing; intrusion detection; security; location-based technologies; management service providers; open source software; peer to peer computing; web services; wireless communications; XML, etc. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor and the Graduate Advisor.

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