4th October 2017 Agenda

Agenda for the Informatics Board of Studies meeting at 2.00pm Wednesday 4th October 2017 in Appleton Tower, Room 7.14. This replaces the meeting scheduled for 27th September 2017.

Apologies - Jane Hillston, Richard Shillock, Paul Anderson, Christophe Dubach, Jon Oberlander, Iain Murray, Nigel Goddard.


Minutes of Previous Meeting - 3rd May 2017


Matters Arising


1. New Course Proposal - Software Testing Distance Learning Course Proposal - Ajitha Rajan and Bob Fisher



2. New Course Proposal - Performance Modelling Distance Learning Course Proposal - Bob Fisher & Jane Hillston


3. New Course Proposal -  Image and Vision Computing Distance Learning Course Proposal - Bob Fisher & Tim Hospedales



4. Course Update - Minor Changes to Course Descriptor: Decision Making in Robots and Autonomous Agents (INFR11090) - Subramanian Ramamoorthy



5. Course Update Required - Course weighting for Applied Databases (INFR11015) - Gill Bell & Vicky Mactaggart

Course DRPS from 2016/17



6. Course Change Proposal - Change to assessments and weightings for Database Systems - Paolo Guagliardo



7. Course Change Proposal - Revised Distance Learning Courses - Consistency Queries and Impact of Change & Consistent SCQF Levels for Campus and Distance Learning Courses - Bob Fisher



8. Minor DPT table changes - BSc Cognitive Science and Computer Science and Electronics (BEng Hons) - Alan Smaill



9. Proposed - AI degree proposed closures and changes (AI+maths, AI+SE degrees, CS+maths degree) – Sharon Goldwater



10. Course Closure/Kill List – Vicky Mactaggart & Stuart Anderson



11. Information Only - Close Computer Programming for Music Technology Course for 2018/19 - Gill Bell & Bjorn Franke



12. Information Only - Introduction to Theoretical Computer Science availability to Maths students - Julian Bradfield



13. Information Only - KIS Learning & Teaching & Assessment Reports for Checking, Action and Anomalies - Vicky Mactaggart



14. Information Only - Changes made to Text Technologies for Data Science course - Walid Magdy



15. Information Only - Minor updates to AI DPT's for 3rd Years - Sharon Goldwater



16. Information Only - Types and Semantics for Programming Languages move to Dec exam – Stuart Anderson

See Teaching Committee Minutes - Item 18.05



17. Information Only – Elevated Hurdles - Update from Teaching Committee – Stuart Anderson

See Teaching Committee Minutes - Item 18.03 Matters Arising



18. Information Only – with Management DPT pushed up to college to be removed – Vicky Mactaggart



19. Information Only – Distributed Systems (Level 11) & Extreme Computing – Stuart Anderson



20. Information Only – Computer Communications and Networks (INFR10074) Exams – Stuart Anderson