IMT4308 - Introduction to Research on Web Technologies


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Group Project Work
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Group Project Work 100/100

Course content

- Fundamental Web technologies, standards, and research trends including mobile and social Web - Introduction to semi-structured data: XML, JSON, and NoSQL - Principles of Web search and indexing - Introduction to Semantic Web technologies - Principles of service-oriented architecture and Web services - Developing next generation Web applications

Learning outcome

After successful completion, the students will be capable of: - Explaining and discussing the challenges and issues faced in the development of the next generation Web - the semantic, service-oriented, mobile, and social Web - Analysing the current and future directions of the Web based on its history - Discussing the principles, technologies, and standards being used to build the next generation Web - Developing applications for the next generation Web

Learning methods and activities

- Lectures - Group work - Network supported learning - Obligatory coursework

Additional information: - The course will be offered both as an ordinary campus course (Campus Gjøvik) and as a course that is offered in a flexible way to off-campus students. Lecture notes, e-lectures and other types of e-learning material will be offered through the LMS. Communication between the teachers and the students, and among the students, will be facilitated by electronic communication tools.

Obligatory Coursework: - One mandatory assignment report according to the course assignment schedule.

Compulsory assignments

  • Coursework requirements

Further on evaluation

Group project work (100%)

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Applied Computer Science (MACS)
Interaction Design (MIXD)

Course materials

Course material will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IMT4006 5.0 AUTUMN 2017
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Computer Science
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science


Examination arrangement: Group Project Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Group Project Work 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
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