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Valid for year : 2008
TNMK30 Electronic Publishing, 6 ECTS credits.
/Elektronisk publicering/

For:   MT  


Prel. scheduled hours: 62
Rec. self-study hours: 98

  Area of Education: Technology

Subject area: Computer Engineering, Media engineering

  Advancement level (G1, G2, A): G1

To be able to design efficient information for Internet publishing. To be able to use various existing methods and formats for presentation of text and images in electronic form. To differentiate between tools and technology and be able to decide which technology and standard is best suited to a given problem. To evaluate an existing publication with regard to theory presented in the course.

Prerequisites: (valid for students admitted to programmes within which the course is offered)
Introductory course in programming

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshhold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Supplementary courses:
Distributed services, Document Structures

Lectures presenting the theory, exercises to exemplify, applied laboratory work. Half of the credit for the course is based on a project performed in groups of 2 students. Course material can be made available in English on demand.

Course contents:
The course focuses on methods for content design in electronic publishing. Digital images (storage, representation, digital touch-up, image editing and manipulation). Fundamental markup languages for content design. Introduction to the client-server model and script languages. Introduction to structured layout and design in electronic publishing, e.g. style sheets. Introduction to programming for electronic publishing and distributed services, e.g. dynamic information. Short introduction to databases and their application in storage and retrieval of dynamic information.

Course literature:
No specific textbook. Some hand-outs will be provided, and a list of links to suitable free information on the WWW will be made available.

Laboratory work with written presentation
Hand in evaluation assignment

Course language is Swedish.
Department offering the course: ITN.
Director of Studies: Dag Haugum
Examiner: Jonas Lundberg
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Last updated: 07/03/2008