Information Systems and Agricultural Knowledge Management (3 units)
Information Systems- Analysis, Design, implementation, and management
of a computer-based information system that support a wide spectrum of key policy and investment priorities for effective Agriculture. Agricultural Knowledge Management – Basic concept of Agricultural Knowledge & Knowledge Management system(KMS) life cycle, exploration of tacit knowledge creation and capture, codication of knowledge and implementing systems to make use of knowledge base, technical aspects of
Knowledge Management in Agriculture – Business Intelligence and Data Analytics techniques – data mining, Knowledge-based/ Expert systems,
Machine learning, fuzzy-logic, data visualization, content management
systems and Web 2.0 technologies. Laboratory Practical: Hands–on productivity software Applications- Word processing, Database, Spreadsheet, presentation & Graphics software, GIS mapping Software, OLAP (on-line Analytical Processing), use of statistical packages e.g. SAS /SPSS, Matlab software tool boxes e.g. Bioinformatics, fuzzy-logic etc.