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Course unit
SCP6076298, A.A. 2019/20

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
SC1176, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination WEB INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Website of the academic structure
Department of reference Department of Mathematics
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge MASSIMO MARCHIORI INF/01

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses INF/01 Computer Science 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Start of activities 30/09/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2014 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
4 a.a. 2019/2020 01/10/2019 28/02/2021 MARCHIORI MASSIMO (Presidente)
CONTI MAURO (Membro Effettivo)
FILE' GILBERTO (Supplente)
3 a.a. 2018/2019 01/10/2018 28/02/2020 MARCHIORI MASSIMO (Presidente)
CONTI MAURO (Membro Effettivo)
FILE' GILBERTO (Membro Effettivo)
RANZATO FRANCESCO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Students should be familiar with the fundamentals of the web (for instance as given in the introductory "Tecnologie Web" course), in particular HTML, CSS, XML, XSLT.
Target skills and knowledge: The main objective of this course is to provide a representative selection of advanced web technologies, in the broad field of information handling, so to have a high-level vision of the present web and of its future. We will look beyond the surface, showing the deep and intriguing connections between the technology and society worlds.
Examination methods: Each student must pass a written examination, and deliver a project. Above a certain minimum eveluation threshold, each student can optionally request an additional oral examination.
Assessment criteria: The main evaluation criterion is the comprehension of the web technologies show during the course. This means being able to know how a technology works, its pro's and con's, its interaction in the overall context.
Course unit contents: + Web Usability
Usability and user interaction, multi-level analysis, how to build a successful web site. Comparison between the desktop and mobile worlds.

+ E-commerce
The use case of e-commerce web sites, specialization of the client interaction.

+ Web Advertisement
Advertisement and web sites, techniques and errors to avoid.

+ Web Search
Web Site Search, Search Engine Optimization, text vs hypertext, the good and evil of the web, the Social Information Systems.

+ Web Naming
The names of the Web, their uses and abuses.

+ Web of Knowledge
Fundamentals of the Semantic Web, knowledge representation, ontologies, semantic querying, syntactic querying, web reasoning, complex systems.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The course is constituted by class lessons, with illustrative examples also shown by directly connecting to the web.
Additional notes about suggested reading: The material necessary for the exam is provided by the web site of the course through online resources.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)