SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentMA Program of Computer Science, First Year MA Program of Computer Science, Second Year
Course NameWeb Concepts and Technologies
Course TypeElective
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

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Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

TBD - to be determined.


20% Individual comprehension levels of web development

30% Individual hand-on sessions performance and participation in group discussions (including midterm project progress report)

50% Group final-term web development project outcomes and demo/presentation

Textbook & Reference

Textbook chapter readings: 

Niederst, J. (2006). Web design in a nutshell: A desktop quick reference. Sebastopol, Calif. : O'Reilly. NOTE: RESERVED AT NCCU LIBRARY. 

Spainhour, S., & Eckstein, R. (2003). Webmaster in a nutshell: A desktop quick reference (3rd ed.). Sebastopol, Calif.: O'Reilly. NOTE: RESERVED AT NCCU LIBRARY.

Rosenfeld, L., Morville, P., & Arango, J. (2015). Information architecture: For the web and beyond (4th ed.). Sebastopol, Calif. : O'Reilly. NOTE: RESERVED AT NCCU LIBRARY BUT VERSION 2002 ONLY. 

Bean, J. D. (2016). SOA and Web services interface design principles, techniques, and standards. San Francisco, Calif.: Morgan Kaufmann; Oxford: Elsevier Science distributor. NOTE: FULLTEXT VERSION 2010 IS AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD FROM NCCU LIBRARY.

Antoniou, G., Groth, P., van Harmelen, F., & Hoekstra, R. (2012). A semantic web prime. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. NOTE: NOT IN NCCU LIBRARY, BUT FULLTEXT CAN BE GOOGLED. 

Berners-Lee, Tim, Hall, Wendy, Hendler, & James A. (2006). A Framework for Web Science (Foundations and Trends(r) in Web Science).  NOTE: NOT IN NCCU LIBRARY, BUT FULLTEXT CAN BE GOOGLED. 

Buyya, R., & Dastjerdi, A. V. (2016). Internet of Things: Principles and paradigms.  Cambridge, MA: Morgan Kaufmann.  NOTE: FULLTEXT VERSION 2016 IS AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD FROM NCCU LIBRARY.

Forouzan, B. A., Coombs, Catherine A., Fegan, Sophia C. (2001). Data communications & networking. Boston, Mass.: McGraw-Hill. NOTE: RESERVED AT NCCU LIBRARY. 

Forouzan, B. A. (2007). Data communications and networking. Boston, Mass.: McGraw-Hill. NOTE: NOT IN NCCU LIBRARY BUT NEWER VERSION AT AMAZON. 

Papazoglou, M. (2007). Web services: Principles and technology. Harlow, Essex, England: Pearson Prentice Hall. NOTE: NCCU LIBRARY HAS VESRION 1953 ONLY.


Journal article readings:

World Wide Web-Internet and Web Information Systems

ACM Transactions on Internet Technology 

IEEE Internet of Things Journal 


Internet Research

Journal of Internet Technology 

JOURNAL OF Medical Internet Research

KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems 

Towards integrated web, mobile, and IoT technology (

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