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Arab Academy for Banking & Financial Sciences

Faculty of Information Systems & Technology


MSc

C
IS



Comprehensive

Exam
Topics

Old plan



April

2007










2



E
-
Business




Reading:


Book1
: Electronic Commerce: A Managerial Perspective, Prentice Hall
, 2004, E.
Turban, D. King, J. Lee, and D. Viehland,


Or


Book2
: Managing E
-
business and E
-
commerce, Dave Chaffy, Prentice Hall, 2004


Topics

Book 1

Book2

Overview of Electronic Commerce

Ch1

Ch1, Ch2

E
-
market Place

Ch2

Ch2, Ch3

E marketing and Cu
stomer
Relationship Management

Ch4

Ch 8, Ch 9

E market Strategy

Ch5

Ch 5

E
-
Commerce Security

Ch12


On
-
line Application Development

Ch 18

Ch11



3



Advanced Computer Networks


Text Book



Tanenbaum, A.
S. Computer Networks (FifthEdition)
, Prentice Hall, 2003



Chapters

Topics

1

1.
Introduction to Computer Networks
, OSI
Reference Model: A Layered Approach, Intro to TCP/IP
Protocol Suite

2

2. Transmission Media and Digital Signaling,

Analog
vs. Digita
l Transmission, Nyquist and Shannon Limits,
Digital or Analog Data to Digital Signals

3

3. Physical Interfaces, Noise and Error Control,

Asynchronous and Synchronous Transmission, EIA
-
232D/RS
-
232C/V.24, RS
-
449, X.21, T
-
1 and ISDN
Synchronous, ADSL and xD
SL, Error Detection and
CRC Polynomial Codes

3

4.
Data Link Control,

Stop & Wait, Sliding
Window ARQ, Go
-
back
-
N, Selective Reject

3

5. Data Link Layer Protocols and
Multiplexing,

HDLC, LAP_B

5

6
. routing,Dijkstra, Link State vs Distance Vector
Methods,

4

7. Local Area Networks (LAN),

Topologies,
Media, Medium Access Control, MAC Layer,
IEEE 802.x Standards, Ethernet, FastEthernat and
Gigabit Ethernet


.


4



Advanced Database Systems

Book:

Fundamentals of Database Systems,

5
th

edition, Elmasri et. al
, Addison
-
Wesley, 200
7.



Topic

Chapter

Databases and Database Users

Ch1

Database System Concepts and Architecture

Ch2

Database Modeling Using the ER Model

Ch3

ER to Relational Mapping

Ch7

The Relational Data Model and DB
Constraints


Ch5

The Relatio
nal Algebra


Ch6

SQL

Ch8, Ch9

Functional Dependencies and Normalization
For Relational Databases

Ch10

Intro to Transaction Processing Concepts &
Theory

Ch17




5



Advance Knowledge_Based Systems


Book
:


Artificial
Intelligence

-

Structures

and Strategie
s for Complex Problem
Solving
, Fourth Edition
,
By Georg F. Luger



Topics

Reference

Chapters

Introduction to A.I.

Luger Book &
Lecture Notes

Ch.1

Knowledge
-
Base
Methodologies

Luger Book &

Lecture Notes

Ch.2, 3

Problem Solving
Methodol
ogies

Luger Book &

Lecture Notes

Ch.4, 5

Search Techniques

Luger Book &

Lecture Notes

Ch.6, 7

Knowledge Engineering

Lecture Notes



Machine Learning

Luger Book &

Lecture Notes

Ch.9,10,11

Artificial Neural Network

Luger Book &

Lecture Notes

Ch.
10



6



Systems Analysis/Software Engineering


Books
:

1.

Modern systems analysis & Design
, 4
th

edition, J. Hoffer et. Al, Prentice
-
Hall, 2005.

2.

Software Engineering
, Ian Sommerville, 6
th

edition, Addison
-
Wesley, 2001.

3.

Software Engineering: A Practitioner’s Ap
proach
, R. S. Pressman, 6
th

edition, Addison
-
Wesley, 2005.


Topics:

Topics

Book

Chapters

The systems development environment

1

1

Managing the IS project

1

3

Identifying & selecting systems development
projects

1

4

Initiating & planning systems develop
ment
projects

1

5

Determining system requirements

1

6

Structuring system process requirements

1

7

Structuring system logical requirements

1

8

Finalizing design decisions

1

15

System implementation

1

16

SW engineering concepts

2
-

3

2(1), 3(1)

SW p
rocesses

2


P

2EP), PEP)

oequirements engineering




P

2E5, S), PE7)

pystem models


-

P

2E7), PE8)

pt architecture


-

P

2E10), PE10)

nuality management


-

P

2E24), PE2S)