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Software Engineering (E)
All Engineering Science courses are available only to students registered in the Faculty of Engineering unless indicated otherwise.
Software Engineering 2203A/B - Software Design
Object Oriented Design (OOD) using the Unified Modeling Language. Importance of the design process in the software life cycle. Review of traditional software design methods leading into fundamental OOD principles and practices. Reusability, use of tool sets and standards are stressed. Brief coverage of user-interface design, real-time and distributed systems, architectural design.
Antirequisite(s):
Corequisite(s): SE 2205A/B, SE 2250A/B.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 2205A/B - Algorithms and Data Structures for Object-Oriented Design 
Survey of important computer algorithms and related data structures used in object-oriented software engineering. Design, performance analysis and implementation of such algorithms, stressing their practical use and performance certification of large software applications. Understand how to "seal" designs to guarantee performance goals and insure that all error conditions are caught.
Antirequisite(s): Computer Science 2210A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Computer Science 1026A/B or ES 1036A/B or the former Computer Science 036a/b, Computer Science 1027A/B or 1037A/B, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 2250A/B - Software Construction
Provides an in depth look at the implementation and test phases of the software construction process. This project based course provides hands-on experience on various aspects of software construction including practical experience on software construction tool chain, testing and debugging tools as well as change management tools.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Computer Science 1026A/B or ES 1036A/B.
Corequisite(s): Computer Science 1037A/B.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 3309A/B - Database Management Systems
The focus is to teach database fundamentals required in the development and evolution of most software applications by providing a basic introduction to the principles of relational database management systems such as Entity-Relationship approach to data modeling, relational model of database management systems and the use of query languages.
Antirequisite(s): Computer Science 3319A/B.
Prerequisite(s): SE 2203A/B, SE 2205A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours/week, 2 laboratory hours/week, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 3310A/B - Theoretical Foundations of Software Engineering
An investigation into the theoretical foundations of Software Engineering including automata theory, computability, analysis of algorithms and the application of formal specification methods to software specification.
Antirequisite(s): Computer Science 3331A/B, 3340A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third year of Software Engineering program.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 tutorial hours, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 3313A/B - Operating Systems for Software Engineering
Theory and construction of operating systems, including real-time and embedded systems aspect from an engineering point of view, stressing performance measurement and metrics. Quality of Service issues leading to certification that an operating system will satisfy hard real-time constraints.
Antirequisite(s): Computer Science 3305A/B.
Prerequisite(s): SE 2203A/B, SE 2205A/B, SE 2250A/B or completion of third year of the Computer Engineering Program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 3314A/B - Computer Networks Applications
This course examines and introduces advanced concepts in computer network and data communications. Topics include mobile and wireless data communications, multimedia networking, network management, distributed computing and clusters, and peer to peer network applications.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): ECE 4436A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 3316A/B - Web Technologies
Technologies, protocols and architectures of the Internet. From HTML, XML, JavaScript and related technologies and to web services technologies such as WSDL, SOAP, UDDI, REST and AJAX. We will also look at semantic web, business implications of these protocols as well as legal, ethical and social issues surrounding these technologies.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): SE 2205A/B.    
Corequisite(s): ECE 4436A/B.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course    
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Software Engineering 3350Y - Software Engineering Design I
Design and implementation of a large group project illustrating the design concepts being taught and promoting team interaction in a professional setting.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): SE 2203A/B.
Corequisite(s): SE 3351A/B, SE 3352A/B, SE 3353A/B.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1 lecture hour, 3 tutorial/laboratory hours, both terms, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 3351A/B - Software Project and Process Management
Project Management and Software Process life cycles. Includes detailed analysis of components of each process. Metrics, tools and related standards associated with those components. Integration into a complete software plan.
Antirequisite(s): Computer Science 3377A/B.
Corequisite(s): SE 3350Y.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 3352A/B - Software Requirements and Analysis
Requirements includes a feasibility study of the desired systems, elicitations and analysis of userís needs, the creation of a precise description of what the system should and should not do along with any constraints on its operation and implementation, and the validation of this specification by the users.
Antirequisite(s): Computer Science 4473A/B.
Prerequisite(s): SE 2203A/B and SE 2205A/B.
Corequisite(s): SE 3350Y.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 3353A/B - Human-Computer Interface Design
Design and testing of user interfaces for the supervisory control of complex systems. Interfaces for human input and methods for displaying complex data using advanced graphics, interactive visualization methods. Advanced UI development software.
Antirequisite(s): Computer Science 4474A/B.
Prerequisite(s): SE 2203A/B, SE 2205A/B.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 tutorial hours, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 4410A/B - Wireless LANs and WANs
This course concentrates on advanced aspects of switching and routing of complex, diverse LAN, MAN and WAN networks, including the design and provisioning of global intranets. Included is a detailed examination of remote access, including various wireless protocols.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): SE 3314A/B, the former SE 3312A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 4450 - Software Engineering Design II
Design and implementation of a large software engineering project. Design, coding, testing and implementation are carried out by individual students or project groups under the supervision of a faculty member. Progress reports and a final engineering report are prepared; each student must deliver a public lecture on the work performed.
Antirequisite(s): CBE 4497, CEE 4441, ECE 4416, MME 4499, ES 4499.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of third year of the Software Engineering program.
Corequisite(s): SE 4452A/B, SE 4453A/B.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 laboratory hours, both terms, 1.0 course.
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Software Engineering 4452A/B - Software Verification and Validation
The course focuses on software verification and validation throughout the software life cycle, including reviews (inspections and walkthroughs), testing techniques (functional and structural), levels of testing (unit, integration, system, and acceptance), and testing tools (static and dynamic).
Antirequisite(s): Computer Science 4472A/B.
Prerequisite(s): SE 3352A/B.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 4453A/B - Software Quality, Reliability and Maintenance 
Software quality issues, defect detection and prevention, reliability engineering, examination of maintenance issues, configuration management. Software evolution issues, planning for evolution.
Prerequisite(s): SE 4452A/B.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 4470A/B - Selected Topics in Software Engineering I
The course deals with topics of current interest in Software Engineering. Topics and course outline will be available at the time of registration.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the third year of the Software Engineering program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 4471A/B - Selected Topics in Software Engineering II
The course deals with topics of current interest in Software Engineering. Topics and course outline will be available at the time of registration.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the third year of the Software Engineering program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, 0.5 course.
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Software Engineering 4472A/B - Information Security
This course provides an introduction to the topic of security in the context of computer networks. The goals are to provide students with a foundation allowing them to identify, analyze, and solve network-related security problems in information systems with the emphasis on the engineering aspects of information security.
Antirequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 tutorial/laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Academic Calendar 2013 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE INFORMATION Software Engineering (E)
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