Course Title & Textbooks

INFSCI 2000: Intro to Information Science

Robert Clemen, Making Hard Decisions: Introduction to Decision Analysis Nelson Thomas Learning. Required.

INFSCI 2140: Information Storage & Retrieval

INFSCI 2150/Tele 2810: Information Security & Privacy
Matt Bishop. Introduction to Computer Security.Addison-Wesley. ISBN: 0-201-44099-7. Required. (available online for Pitt Students) Required.

INFSCI 2350:  Human Factors In Systems
Wickens, C. and Hollands (2003) Engineering Psychology and Human Performance (3rd edition) ISBN10: 0321047117; ISBN13: 9780321047113Required.

INFSCI 2460: Spatial Reasoning for GIS 
Worboys, M.F. and Duckham, M. (2004) GIS: A Computing Perspective, Second Edition, CRC Press, ISBN: 0415283752.Required.

INFSCI 2500 Data Structures
Kernighan & Ritchie. The C Programming Language: ANSI C Version; Second Edition; ISBN: 0131103628 Required.
Robert Kruse, C.L. Tondo, Bruce Leung. Data Structures and Program Design in C; Prentice Hall; 2 edition (July 27, 1996) # ISBN-10: 013288366X; ISBN-13: 978-0132883665. Required.
INFSCI 2511: Information Systems Design
Larman, Craig, Applying UML and Patterns: An Introduction to Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, Third Edition, Prentice-Hall, 2005. ISBN 0-13-148906-2.Required.

INFSCI 2591: Algorithm Design
Algorithms by Richard Johnsonbauch and Marcus Schafer, Pearson Prentice Hall (2004). Required

INFSCI 2621: Security Management
Richard E. Smith. Elementary Information Security.  Jones & Bartlett Learning; 1e edition (November 18, 2011).ISBN -13: 978-1449648206. Optional text.

INFSCI 2730:  E-Business
Eric van der Vlist. Professional Web 2.0 Programming (paperback). Wrox Professional Guides, 2006. ISBN-10: 0470087889;  ISBN-13: 978-0470087886. Required.
Ravi Kalakota and Marcia Robinson. e-Business 2.0: Roadmap for Success. Addison Wesley, 2001. ISBN-10: 0201721651; ISBN-13: 978-0201721652. Required.

INFSCI 2731:  Security In E-Commerce
Garfinkle, Simon. Web Security, Privacy and Commerce, 2nd Edition. Oreilly Press, 2002. ISBN-10: 0596000456 | ISBN-13: 978-0596000455. Required.

INFSCI 2955: Special Topics: Web Engineering
Emilia Mendes, Nile Mosley. Web Engineering. Springer; Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006 edition (November 9, 2010).ISBN-10: 3642066453; ISBN-13: 978-3642066450. Recommended.

Last Updated: January 11, 2013