22 February 2017 Agenda

Agenda for the Informatics Board of Studies meeting at 2.00pm Wednesday 22nd February 2017, 1.B10, Forrest Hill


1. Apologies - James Kirby, Les Haworth, Iain Murray, Michael Fourman, Steve Renals, Charles Sutton, Johanna Moore.


2. Minutes of Previous Meeting

Items rolled forward from BoS 18 January 2017


3. Matters Arising


4. MSc project courses - UPDATE - S. Goldwater and B. Franke


5. Course Proposal Change – Machine Translation - A. Lopez

6. Course Proposal Credit Change - Text Technologies for Data Science  - W. Magdy

7. Course Proposal - PgCert in Informatics by Distance Education - B. Fisher. Umbrella degree so Informatics can offer our (currently) 5 Distance Education courses directly, rather than through Medicine's DSTI course.


8. Course Change Proposal - Computer Communications and Networks (COMN) - M. Lee


9. Revised Course Proposal  – The Internet of Things - P. Patras and B. Franke and DK Arvind.


10.  Revised New Course Proposal – The Human Factor: Working with Users – M. Wolters. This is the course proposal for moving PPLS11007 into Informatics.


11. Revised Course Proposal (assessment change): Case Studies in Design Informatics 1 & 2-M. Wolters. These are the Draft DRPS changes.


12. Revised New Course Proposal – Image and Vision Computing – T. Hospedales & B. Fisher.


13. Course Proposal (re-submitted)– Robot Learning and Sensorimotor Control – M. Mistry & S. Vijayakumar.


12. Course Proposal (assessment/learning outcome change) (re-submitted) – Applied Databases - S. Maneth.


13. AOCB

Timetabling Change for Busniess School -  Björn Franke -  Two new 20 credit courses will replace BUST08025 Foundations of Business (40) which is currently a compulsory courses in year 1.


REMINDER - Next Board of Studies Meeting will take place on 8th March 2017 at 2pm in FH 1.B10. The Board of Studies in March will feed in to the May College Meeting happening in May 2017.


To be discussed at the next Board of Studies Meeting -

Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers - Aggelos Kiayias

Advanced Topics in Cyber Security and Privacy - Myrto Arapinis