This course is an advanced study of structured systems development. Emphasis is on strategies and techniques of structured analysis and structured design for producing logical methodologies for dealing with complexity in the development of information systems. The course focuses on reading scientific papers from the relevant scholarly literature on various topics of systems design. The students will discuss these topics based upon their readings of the scientific literature. This course objectives are to introduce the issues, principles, methodologies, and theories of advanced systems design and to prepare students for research and/or professional work in this area.
Prerequisite: IS 634 (or it’s equivalent)