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About the course

This course focuses on technologies and wider aspects of Internet services in relation to content. Multimedia content, commercial and user-generated, has been driving the transformation of the web, with many popular Internet services being built around it, directly or indirectly. The objective is to provide an understanding of how such services are designed, developed, interlinked and maintained, so that the student acquires knowledge valuable for working on, or further researching, this domain. In an end-to-end manner the course covers key technologies and enablers, hands-on implementation examples, popular paradigms and use cases, as well as legal, privacy and trust issues.

The course is suitable for postgraduate studies. Successful completion gives 4cr (ECTS).

Learning outcomes:
Students understands design, operation and mash-ups of Internet services related to content (both user-generated and commercial). Student knows service architectural models, technology stacks, protocols, standards, privacy and trust issues for building modern Internet services. Student acquires knowledge of examples of popular content services (social networking, advertising, on-line stores) and their key characteristics.

The course provides traditional lectures, as well as invited presentations from industry experts. Short homework assignments provide the oppportunity for hands-on experiences. Please see the Requirements for passing the course.

Link to the course description at the official TUT Course Catalog 2012-2013.

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