University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Misher College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science
Special Topics in Computer Science -
(Information Flows Analysis)
Dr. Anatoly Kurkovsky
Fridays 10:00 a.m. -13:00 p.m. at McN 102
Telephone: (215) 596 Ė 7615
Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
Simulation modeling, as an instrument of systems analysis, suggests a design of logical and mathematical description of the studied process or object. Such description is a foundation for a simulation model. One of the most important parts of this description is specialized analysis of information flows. The goal of this course is to provide a good background in main techniques and concepts of Information Flow Analysis with introduction to Event Analysis and Object-Flow Diagram. Subjects covered include:
Methods of Instruction:
Your performance in this class will be measured by take-home assignments (55%), your class participation (25%), and final course materialís synopsis or project (20%).The types of assignments may include:
Evaluation of your class participation will include:
The final grade will be derived from your performance on the assignments, class participation, and final essay as follows:
(These dates may change depending upon the pace of the course.)
It is required that students attend every seminar. You are allowed to miss up to two seminars without a written excuse. If you miss more than two seminars your grade will be reduced according to the number of missed seminars.
Plagiarism and cheating:
You may work together and share ideas on any take-home assignment; you may seek help from anyone. However, submitting identical final essay will be considered cheating. No cheating in any form will be tolerated.