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Big Data, Algorithms, and Security - FASS3998

Year - 2018

We live awash in a sea of data, collected and processed by sophisticated algorithms. This unit examines key concepts and debates about the data and algorithms involved with security, ranging from civil liberties and accountability to counter-terrorism. Students will work together on projects in multidisciplinary teams. Department permission required.

Classes
1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment
1x4000wd team project (60%), 1x1000wd policy brief (20%) and 1x1000wd lab (20%)

Pre-requisites

36 credit points at 2000 level and a minimum of 75 WAM

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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