Special Topic G

10 Units

This course focuses on fundamental concepts of privacy and privacy preserving data publishing. Data mining, which originated in marketing and has since spread into many other areas, including government, business, medicine and health care, introduced new privacy threats, especially when applied to data sets containing personal information about individuals. This course introduces the so-called privacy preserving data publishing.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Electrical Engineering and Computing
Availability Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Trimester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand in-depth knowledge in a specific area of ICT
  2. Improve communication skills
  3. Improve capacity to undertake postgraduate research

This course will introduce - fundamental concepts of privacy - privacy laws and regulations - privacy quantification - privacy attacks and models - privacy preserving techniques.

Assumed Knowledge Permission from Head of Discipline
Assessment Items
  • Project: Programming and Written Assignment
  • Presentation: Oral presentation

Contact Hours



Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for COMP4240
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