CSCI1951-V

Hypertext/Hypermedia: The Web Was Not the Beginning and the Web Is Not the End

Instructor(s):
Course Home Page:
http://www.cs.brown.edu/courses/csci1951-v/
Location:CIT 477
Meeting Time:N hr: Wednesdays 3:00-5:30
Semester:Fall
Offered this year?Yes
When Offered?Occasionally


Description

A “hypertext/hypermedia” system is used for creating, linking, exploring, annotating, and searching for information. Designed 30+ years ago, the Web is a global hypertext system but represents only a small part of past visions. Students will explore hypertext’s history through hands-on use and demonstrations of systems from the 1970s onward, identifying still-uncommon features. They will study architecture and design of hypermedia systems, examining topics such as relationship modeling, permanence, collaboration, searching, and societal impact. Web programming projects throughout the semester -- using modern MERN full stack technology -- will culminate in group projects creating hypertext/hypermedia systems of the future.

Prerequisites: An introductory CS sequence or equivalent experience

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CRN: 16832