Modeling Agricultural Systems Course in Berlin

January 21, 2005.  

IFAS Information Technology Office, University of Florida is organizing a two day

course in "Modeling Agricultural Systems Using the Object-Oriented Paradigm and the

Unified Modeling Language (UML)" March 28-29 2005.


The course will be held for the first time in Berlin, Germany and is geared toward

Researchers, Programmers, Data Modelers and Client-server/Web Developers, IT

Managers, and anyone interested in getting updated in new technologies.


This short course provides 14 instructional hours for those seeking continued

education training units in their profession. A Certificate of Completion is provided

upon conclusion of the course.


Participants will be introduced to concepts such as abstraction, polymorphism and

encapsulation, and will learn how to use these concepts in object-oriented software

development. Furthermore, this short course will help attendees understand what

classes, attributes and methods are, and how they can be used to build software. The

course will introduce the basics of the UML and demonstrate how to build several UML

diagrams required for software development.


Attendees will receive free open source software and can continue to work with the

software on their own. The course aims to introduce UML concepts in a general way

and it is not related to any particular software. After the course attendees would be

able to use any particular UML software. Examples from real world problems and their

solutions will be provided.


For more information about this course, please visit


Training Information:

Dr. Petraq Papajorgji - Course Organizer

University of Florida / IFAS

Information Technologies Office

PO Box 110495

Gainesville, FL 32611-0495

PHONE: (352) 846-3219

FAX: (352) 392-5857




d & d - g

Claszeile 27

Berlin, 14165


PHONE: (030) 25 01 09 25

FAX: (030) 81 00 35 65



Günther Manske

Dr. Günther Manske