ECTS - Computer Engineering MSc. with Thesis

Compulsory Departmental Courses

CMPE538 - Advanced Computer Networks (3 + 0) 5

Advanced concepts of TCP/IP computer networks, routing principles and routing algorithms in TCP/IP networks, wireless-networking, multimedia networks, network security, network management.

CMPE541 - Advanced Databases (3 + 0) 5

Database system concepts, transaction processing, concurrency control and database recovery, object-oriented and object-relational databases, semi-structured data and XML, parallel and distributed databases, advanced concepts of distributed databases, introduction to big data, temporal databases.

CMPE589 - Graduation Seminar (0 + 0) 5

Each master's student with thesis option, at least one semester prior to his/her thesis defense, is expected to give a presentation on his/her thesis work.

CMPE597 - Master's Thesis (0 + 0) 80

Problem identification and analysis, research methodologies, literature survey, typical phases of the system development life cycle, progress report.

Elective Courses

CMPE318 - Java Programming (2 + 0) 5

Java technology, object-oriented programming, objects, classes, modularity; encapsulation, polymorphism, elements of Java, exceptions, garbage collector; classes and inheritance; interfaces; the collections framework; the input/output framework; the graphical user interfaces framework; threads.

CMPE431 - Operating Systems (3 + 2) 5

Basic design principles of operating systems, single-user systems, command interpreter, semaphores, deadlock detection, recovery, prevention and avoidance; multi-user OS; resource managers, processor management and algorithms, memory management: partitioning, paging, segmentation and thrashing; device management; interrupt handlers, device drivers

CMPE524 - Advanced Algorithms (3 + 0) 5

Design and analysis of algorithms, O-notation, graph algorithms, topological sort, minimum spanning trees, single-shortest paths, all-pairs shortest paths, flow networks, NP-hard and NP-complete problems.

CMPE525 - Object-Oriented Design and Programming (3 + 0) 5

Thinking object-oriented, abstraction, object-oriented analysis and design concept, design patterns, UML: introduction, role of modeling, models and views, core diagrams, fundamental elements, sequence, class, and package diagrams, development lifecycle, Java and UML: Responsibility-Driven Design (RDD), and CRC, classes, messages, inheritance, sub

CMPE531 - Advanced Operating Systems (0 + 0) 5

Advanced topics in process scheduling, multiprocessor and real-time scheduling, concurrent programming fundamentals, review of inter-process communication, semaphores and monitors, synchronization and communication, fault tolerance, recent advances in operating systems.

CMPE532 - Advanced Computer Architecture (3 + 0) 5

Quantitative principles of computer design, instruction set principles and examples, advanced pipelining and instruction-level parallelism, memory-hierarchy design, storage systems, thread level parallelism.

CMPE533 - Computer and Network Security (3 + 0) 5

Encryption techniques and algorithms, public-key encryption, hash functions, digital signatures, authentication, network security, web security, operating system security (Unix and Windows), Bell-LaPadulla model, software and database security.

CMPE535 - Cyber Security (3 + 0) 5

Basic concepts in cyber space and security, cyber crime, IT law, computer law and cyber law, computer forensics, information security and assurance, computer and network security, cyber warfare, international standards on cyber security.

CMPE536 - Advanced Network Programming   (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to networking, overview of programming language that will be used to implement course content, threads and multi threading, exceptions, sockets, web sockets, streaming, file streaming, memory I/O streams, object streaming, client-side networking, server-side networking, HTTP networking, message queuing, synchronous and asynchronous com

CMPE537 - Distributed Computing (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to the core concepts and principles of distributed programming techniques, computing paradigms, protocols, and application program interfaces (APIs), sockets, multicast, Remote Method Invocation (RMI), Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA), Interface Definition Language (IDL), applets, servlets, Common Gateway Interface (CG

CMPE543 - Big Data Analytics (3 + 0) 5

Infrastructure as a Service(IaaS), Hadoop framework, hive infrastrucure, data visualization, MapReduce model, NoSQL databases, large-scale data workflows, clustering, using R.

CMPE562 - Multiagent Systems (3 + 0) 5

Agent paradigm, abstract agent architectures, design of intelligent agents, agent cooperation, auction systems, negotiation, argumentation, interaction languages and protocols, distributed problem solving, coordination, applications for multi-agent systems.

CMPE563 - Information Retrieval (3 + 0) 5

Organization, representation, and access to information; categorization, indexing, and content analysis; data structures for unstructured data; design and maintenance of such databases, indexing and indexes, retrieval and classification schemes; use of codes, formats, and standards; analysis, construction and evaluation of search and navigation tec

CMPE564 - Natural Computing (3 + 0) 5

Problem solving by search, hill climbing, simulated annealing, artificial neural networks, genetic algorithms, swarm intelligence (including ant colony optimization and particle swarm optimization), artificial immune systems.

CMPE565 - Machine Learning (3 + 0) 5

Concept learning, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, evaluating hypotheses, Bayesian learning, computational learning theory, instance-based learning, genetic algorithms, analytical learning, reinforcement learning.

CMPE566 - Advanced Data Mining (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to data mining, concepts, attributes and instance, data processing (cleaning, integration and reduction), data warehousing and online analytical processing (OLAP), data mining algorithms, credibility, advanced pattern mining, classification, engineering the input and output, data mining software and applications.

CMPE567 - Semantic Web Programming (3 + 0) 5

XML, resource description language, web ontology language, ontologies and rules, query languages-SPARQL, ontology engineeering, semantic web applications and semantic web services.

CMPE568 - Advanced Artificial Intelligence (3 + 0) 5

Intelligent agents, problem solving by searching, informed/uninformed search methods, exploration, constraint satisfaction problems, knowledge and reasoning, first-order logic, knowledge representation, learning, selected topics: neural networks, natural computing.

CMPE571 - Biometric Identification and Verification Systems (3 + 0) 5

Biometric identification and verification, performance calculations of biometric systems, fingerprint verification, face recognition, iris and retina based identification, hand geometry and DNA based identification, multimodal biometric systems, biometric system standards.

CMPE575 - Parallel and Cluster Computing (3 + 0) 5

Models of parallel computing ? dependence on architecture, trade-off between computation cost and communication cost, performance measures for parallel computation ? computational complexity, techniques for parallel computation ? divide and conquer, partitioning, and pipelining, parallel algorithms for sorting, searching and matrix computations, MP

CMPE578 - Penetration Testing (3 + 0) 5

Penetration testing concepts, ethical issues in penetration testing, building a testing infrastructure, legal issues with penetration testing, port scanning, vulnerability scanning, exploitation, password attacks, web application penetration testing, wireless penetration testing, reporting of the obtained test results.

CMPE579 - Current Trends in Internetworking Technologies (3 + 0) 5

Overview and history of the community organizations related to internet technologies and standard organizations, open and proprietary standards, widely used current techniques and technologies in internet, latest technologies under development, latest techniques and their states that are under development and discussed by the communities.

FBE-CMPE-AE1FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

FBE-CMPE-AE1FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

FBE-CMPE-AE1FA3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

FBE-CMPE-AE1FA4 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

ISE502 - Organizational Management and Change (3 + 0) 5

Organizational behavior and management; personality and learning; perception, attribution and judgment of others; values, attitudes and work behavior, theories of work motivation, motivation in practice; groups and teamwork; leadership; communication; decision making, conflict and stress; organizational structure, change management principles: spon

ISE511 - IT Strategy Planning and Governance (3 + 0) 5

The IT strategic planning process; structuring the strategic planning process, analyzing the business environment; identifying the mission and competencies of your organization; assigning value and weight to enterprise objectives; reviewing established IT portfolios; measuring your IT governance maturity; aligning IT to your business objectives, de

SE321 - Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (3 + 0) 7

Fundamentals of object-orientation, object-oriented (OO) modeling using UML, Experimentation in OO analysis: identification of use cases and objects, experimentation in OO design: class hierarchies, implementation in OO programming, design pattern (overview), case study to reinforce the underlying concepts.

SE470 - Agile Methods in Software Development (2 + 0) 5

Introduction to agile methods, eXtreme Programming (XP), Lean, Scrum, Crystal, feature-driven development (FDD), Kanban; dynamic systems development method (DSDM); architecture and design issues in agile software methods.

SE550 - Software Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to software engineering and related topics; software process and project metrics; project planning; scheduling and tracking; configuration management; software quality assurance; requirement analysis; data flow diagrams and related topics; design concepts and methods; implementation; testing methods and test strategies; object-oriented

SE559 - Software Testing and Maintenance (3 + 0) 5

Fundamentals of testing; testing through software lifecycle; lifecycle of testing; static testing techniques; test design techniques; defect management.

SE571 - Agile Software Development Approaches (2 + 2) 5

Introduction to agile methods; extreme programming (XP); Lean, Scrum; Crystal; feature-driven development (FDD); Kanban; dynamic systems development method (DSDM); architecture and design issues in agile software methods.