Semester : IV

S-4.1  Visual Programming with “Visual Basic :

Visual Programming The Fundamentals of Visual Basic, Introduction, VB Editions, Working with Visual Basic IDE, The elements of the user-interface, Designing the user-Interface, Programming an application, Visual Develo0pment and Event-driven programming, Customizing the environment.

Visual Basic The Language Visual basic projects, the project flies, variables, constants, Arrays, Collections, procedures, arguments, function returns values, control flow statements, looping statements, nested control structures, exit statement.

Working with forms The appearance of the form, designing menus, building dynamic forms, drag and drop operations, mouse conflicts, manual drag, dragging list items.

Basic Active X controls The textbox control, the list box and combo box controls, the scroll bat and slider controls, the file controls.

Drawing with visual basic Graphics controls, co-ordinate systems, graphics methods, optimization Issues. Manipulating color and pixels, using the paint picture method, processing Images

Advanced “Active X controls The common dialogs control, using the common dialog control the tree view and List view controls, the Image list control, viewing a folders files, The rich text box control, the RTF Language, the msflexgrid control.

Multiple document Interfaces MDI applications, parent and child MDI forms, Accessing child forms, Implementing scrolling forms.

Recursive Programming Basic concepts, recursion, binary search, scanning folders recursively, building a custom explorer, the stack mechanism, Special  Issues In recursive programming.

Optimizing VB Application, The Windows API, OLE automation end VBA.

Building Active X Components, Building Active X Controls.

Database Programming with VB The Active data objects, data environment, sql, mshflexgrid control, ado, Dao library Report designing using Data Report and Crystal report. Interfacing with MS-Access & Oracle database.

Packaging and distributing applications using application wizard/Visual Basic and The Web.

Reference :

Evangel us, P., “Mastering Visual Basic 6”, Tec media.

S-4.2 Software Engineering :

Software life Cycle : Models; Waterfall, spiral, Prototyping Fourth generation techniques. SW Process, Software requirements specification (SRS), Fact-finding Techniques, Characteristics of a good SRS: Unambiguous, Complete, Verifiable, Consistent. Modifiable. Traceable and usable during the operation end Maintenance phase. Prototype outline for SRS.

System Analysis : SA tools & Techniques, DFD, Entity Relationship Diagrams. Project Dictionary.

SW Design : System Design Tools and Techniques, Prototyping, Structured Programming, Elements of good design. Design Issues, Features of a modern GUI. Menus, scrolling, windows, Icons, Panels, Error Messages, etc.

Use Manual : User Profile, Contents of an User Manual : Student is urged to install and use a software using Its user manual and report the strength and weaknesses of that user manual.

Software quality assurance, ISO 9000 standards for software design. Software testing , Software Project Management.

Computer Aided Software Engineering : CASE, Tools for Project Management Support, Analysis & design, Programming. Prototyping, Maintenance. Future of CASE.

Reference :

1.Jalote, P., “ An Integrated Approach to Software Engineering”. Narosa 1991.

2.Pressman, R.S., “Software Engineering, A Practitioners Approach”. Third Edition. McGraw Hill. International Edition, 1992.

3.Whitten, Bentley and Barlow, “System Analysis and Design Methods”. Second Edition. Galgotia, Publications, 1996.

S-4.2 Statistical Computing & Optimizational Techniques :

Section A : Moments, Correlation, Regression, Sampling Thereon.

Sampling Distribution & Tests of Significance : Test of  Significance X Distribution, Distribution of sample mean and sample variable, t and f-distributions, large sample tests of mean and proportion. Text based on x2t and f-Distributions.

Time Series : Various components of a time series, their determination, Index numbers.

Statistical Quality Control :

Section B Linear programming fundamentals, definition & problems of L.P.P., Transportation and Assignment.

Integral Programming Gomery cutting plane methods Branch and bound method.

Queering Theory Characteristics gueving systems, steady state M/M/I, M/M/I/K and M/M/C Queering Models.


Arrow Networks Time estimates earliest expected time, latest allowable occurrence time and slash-critical path probability of meeting scheduled date of completion of project-calculations on CPM Network various flaks for activities critical path updating project-operation time-cost trade off curve Project Time Cost trade off curve Selection of Schedule based cost analysis.

(remarks : No Mathematical Derivations included)

Reference :

1.Kapur, J.N.,H.C, Saxena “Mathematical Statistics”

2.Kanti Swarup, P.K. Gupta & Manmohan “ Operation Research”.


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