Module Details

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Title Ontologies and Semantic Web
Code COMP318
Coordinator Dr VAM Tamma
Computer Science
V.Tamma@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2022-23 Level 6 FHEQ Second Semester 15

Aims

To provide guidelines, concepts and models for designing and evaluating applications utilising advanced web technologies To introduce Artificial Intelligence and Semantic Web techniques which can be applied to the application of advanced web technologies To introduce the notion of semantic web applications intended to be used by software.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) At the conclusion of the module students shouldHave an understanding of the basic formal methods and techniques for designing and implementing advanced web applications

(LO2) Have an appreciation for Artificial Intelligence and Semantic Web research related to advanced web technology applications

(LO3) Be able to apply specific methods and techniques in the design and development of an application of advanced web technology for a case study

(S1) Information skills - trustability of information sources

(S2) Numeracy/computational skills - Problem solving

(S3) Information skills - Critical thinking


Syllabus

 

Introduction to advanced web technologies (1 lecture) Search engines and search issues (5 lectures) RDF (6 lectures) OWL and its applications (6 lectures) SPARQL (4 lectures) Ontology modelling (3 lectures) Linked data and their applications (3 lectures) Revision (2 lectures)


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Lecture
Description:
Attendance Recorded: Yes

Teaching Method 2 - Laboratory Work
Description:
Attendance Recorded: Yes

Due to Covid-19, in 2021/22, one or more of the following delivery methods will be implemented based on the current local conditions.
(a) Hybrid delivery
Teaching Method 1 - Lecture
Description: Mix of on-campus/on-line synchronous/asynchronous sessions
Teaching Method 2 - Laboratory Work
Description: Mix of on-campus/on-line synchronous/asynchronous sessions

(b) Fully online delivery and assessment
Teaching Method 1 - Lecture
Description: On-line synchronous/asynchronous lectures
Teaching Method 2 - Laboratory Work
Description: On-line synchronous/asynchronous sessions

(c) Standard on-campus delivery
Teaching Method 1 - Lecture
Description: Mix of on-campus/on-line synchronous/asynchronous sessions
Teaching Method 2 - Laboratory Work
Description: On-ca mpus synchronous sessions


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours 30

    10

    40
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 110
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
(318) Written Exam Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is an anonymous assessment. Assessment Schedule (When) :Semester 2    70       
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
(318.2) Class Test Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is not an anonymous assessment. Assessment Schedule (When) :Semester 2    10       
(318.1) Assessment 1 Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is not an anonymous assessment. Assessment Schedule (When) :Semester 2    10       
(318.3) awarded for completing the labs (not assessed, but they need to demonstrate that they performed the tasks in the lab)    10       

Recommended Texts

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