Transaction Monitoring


2-4 units

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Course Description

This seminar is intended for doctoral students who are interested in the design and analysis of transaction logging systems for online information retrieval systems such as library catalogs, web interfaces to library catalogs, and web information retrieval systems. There are readings in the area of tools and models for transaction analysis as well as application studies for the analytic methods. Class meetings are devoted to discussion of the readings and of the instructor and student projects. Students are expected to conduct an analytic study of a transaction log and prepare a research paper containing the conclusion from the study.


Experience with a statistical analysis system such as SAS or SPSS, strong working knowledge of a programming language such as C,
Last updated: January 10, 2017