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

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

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

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 2023

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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