Courses and Programs

Maritime Studies for Fall 2017

MSTM4001
The Organization and Issues of Shipping


CRN: 48585
Instructor(s): Kalra, Charanjeet


Description
The Organization and Issues of Shipping will provide students with knowledge of the economic shipping environment with respect to Canada. The course will develop an understanding of basic trade theory, patterns of trade and sea routes, commodities traded by sea, and the organizational structure of shipping companies. CR: The former Engineering 8065; Maritime Studies 4001

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MSTM4004
Marine Environmental Management


CRN: 51187
Instructor(s): Blundon, Joy J


Description
Marine Environmental Management will introduce students to the requirements for the safe management of the marine environment. The course will introduce major environmental problems and identify the major threats to the marine environment. It will provide a working knowledge of these threats and consider the possible counter measures that may be employed by employees in the marine industry.

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MSTM4010
Assessment and Implementation of Technology


CRN: 43455
Instructor(s): Matchim, Robert W


Description
Assessment and Implementation of Technology (formerly Technology 4010) examines the effects of technology on the physical, socio-economic, historic, cultural and aesthetic environments. The course also addresses relevant legislation, the generation and evaluation of project/product alternatives, and the prediction, verification and mitigation of technological effects. CR: The former Technology 4010

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MSTM4010
Assessment and Implementation of Technology


CRN: 56604
Instructor(s): Smith, Wesley


Description
Assessment and Implementation of Technology (formerly Technology 4010) examines the effects of technology on the physical, socio-economic, historic, cultural and aesthetic environments. The course also addresses relevant legislation, the generation and evaluation of project/product alternatives, and the prediction, verification and mitigation of technological effects. CR: The former Technology 4010

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MSTM4011
Introduction to Intellectual Property and its Management


CRN: 64722
Instructor(s): Haynes, Donald


Description
Introduction to Intellectual Property and its Management is an introductory course to the management of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). This course will cover the philosophical rationale for intellectual property rights, its technical and legal considerations, its implications to the development of science and technology and its economic impact in society.

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MSTM4012
Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and Management


CRN: 56610
Instructor(s): Piercey, Valerie


Description
Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and Management is an introduction to occupational health and safety issues in a technical/industrial context. Students will gain a knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework surrounding occupational health and safety, the assignment of responsibilities in the workplace, the management of occupational health and safety in the workplace and the importance of establishing a positive safety culture.

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MSTM4014
Technology and the Environment


CRN: 59256
Instructor(s): White, Georgina Marie


Description
Technology and the Environment will help students critically examine technology and the environment and how the two are linked. Topics may include how technology is both the cause of and solution to many environmental problems, the greenhouse effect, renewable energy vs. fossil fuels, recycling vs. landfills, the efficiency paradox, geo-engineering, and other select current topics.

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MSTM4015
Technological Entrepreneurship


CRN: 66706
Instructor(s): Haynes, Donald


Description
Technological Entrepreneurship surveys technological entrepreneurship via examples of both successful and failed businesses in technological fields. By examining cases of entrepreneurship, this course will examine challenges and opportunities facing technological entrepreneurs.

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MSTM4017
Technical Operations Management


CRN: 66101
Instructor(s): Way, Brent Charles


Description
Technical Operations Management introduces students to the area of operations management as it pertains to technology companies. Operations is generally considered the process by which an organization converts inputs such as labour and material into outputs such as goods or services. This course will examine how to manage the processes with a particular emphasis on operations in technology-based companies. Topics may include operations based strategy, processes and technology, capacity and facilities planning, and supply chain management.

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MSTM4019
Research Methods


CRN: 66105
Instructor(s): Barajas Vazques, Marco Antonio


Description
Technical Operations Management introduces students to the area of operations management as it pertains to technology companies. Operations is generally considered the process by which an organization converts inputs such as labour and material into outputs such as goods or services. This course will examine how to manage the processes with a particular emphasis on operations in technology-based companies. Topics may include operations based strategy, processes and technology, capacity and facilities planning, and supply chain management.

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MSTM4019
Research Methods


CRN: 66103
Instructor(s): Wells, Darrell


Description
Technical Operations Management introduces students to the area of operations management as it pertains to technology companies. Operations is generally considered the process by which an organization converts inputs such as labour and material into outputs such as goods or services. This course will examine how to manage the processes with a particular emphasis on operations in technology-based companies. Topics may include operations based strategy, processes and technology, capacity and facilities planning, and supply chain management.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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MSTM4020
Economic Management for Technologists


CRN: 47074
Instructor(s): Smith, Wesley


Description
Economic Management for Technologists (formerly Technology 4020) provides an introduction to the economics of technological projects. Students will study the mathematics of money, cost composition, and project evaluation, including cost comparison. They will also learn to analyse projects for decision making, including risk assessment and replacement analysis. In addition, they will learn to use suitable criteria for project selection, and to conduct sensitivity analysis. CR: Engineering 4102; the former Technology 4020

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MSTM4020
Economic Management for Technologists


CRN: 57218
Instructor(s): Smith, Wesley


Description
Economic Management for Technologists (formerly Technology 4020) provides an introduction to the economics of technological projects. Students will study the mathematics of money, cost composition, and project evaluation, including cost comparison. They will also learn to analyse projects for decision making, including risk assessment and replacement analysis. In addition, they will learn to use suitable criteria for project selection, and to conduct sensitivity analysis. CR: Engineering 4102; the former Technology 4020

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MSTM4025
Applied Statistics


CRN: 66107
Instructor(s): Pippy, Mary C


Description
Economic Management for Technologists (formerly Technology 4020) provides an introduction to the economics of technological projects. Students will study the mathematics of money, cost composition, and project evaluation, including cost comparison. They will also learn to analyse projects for decision making, including risk assessment and replacement analysis. In addition, they will learn to use suitable criteria for project selection, and to conduct sensitivity analysis. CR: Engineering 4102; the former Technology 4020

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MSTM4030
Technology in the Human Context


CRN: 57867
Instructor(s): Haynes, Donald


Description
Technology in the Human Context (formerly Technology 4030) examines technology in the historical context and technology in the modern era. Students will discuss human insights, innovation, the interactions between development and technology transfer, ethics and professionalism and how to develop a technology value system. CR: The former Technology 4030

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MSTM4040
Project Management for Technologists


CRN: 46854
Instructor(s): Ryan, Paul


Description
Project Management for Technologists (formerly Technology 4040) will introduce the student to the interdisciplinary field of project management. The course covers the interpersonal skills necessary to successfully lead or work effectively within a project team as well as providing an overview of certain planning and scheduling tools and techniques necessary for the planning and monitoring of projects. CR: The former Technology 4040

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MSTM4040
Project Management for Technologists


CRN: 57220
Instructor(s): Ryan, Paul


Description
Project Management for Technologists (formerly Technology 4040) will introduce the student to the interdisciplinary field of project management. The course covers the interpersonal skills necessary to successfully lead or work effectively within a project team as well as providing an overview of certain planning and scheduling tools and techniques necessary for the planning and monitoring of projects. CR: The former Technology 4040

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MSTM4050
Introduction to Quality Management


CRN: 46855
Instructor(s): Ragunathan, Jai Anand


Description
Introduction to Quality Management (formerly Technology 4050) will provide students with an understanding of the philosophy and concepts involved in the total quality approach to quality management. The course covers the various tools and techniques used in quality management as well as providing an overview of the role of management. CR: The former Technology 4050

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MSTM4060
Advanced Technical Communications


CRN: 48588
Instructor(s): Peach, Aaron


Description
Advanced Technical Communications will enhance the technical communication skills of students. The course content examines technical writing fundamentals; information gathering, analysis, and documentation; proposal preparation; technical document applications; technical report preparation; graphics preparation; and technical presentations. The course will provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop proposals, reports, and presentations for technical projects.

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MSTM4060
Advanced Technical Communications


CRN: 59726
Instructor(s): Peach, Aaron


Description
Advanced Technical Communications will enhance the technical communication skills of students. The course content examines technical writing fundamentals; information gathering, analysis, and documentation; proposal preparation; technical document applications; technical report preparation; graphics preparation; and technical presentations. The course will provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop proposals, reports, and presentations for technical projects.

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MSTM4090
Introduction to Technology


CRN: 58118
Instructor(s): Way, Brent Charles


Description
Introduction to Technology will provide a broad survey of practices critical to operating a technology-based business. Topics covered may include an introduction to technology management, historical developments in the management of technology, the functions of technology management, and select current topics that are relevant to operating technology-based businesses.

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MSTM4090
Introduction to Technology


CRN: 59289
Instructor(s): Matchim, Robert W


Description
Introduction to Technology will provide a broad survey of practices critical to operating a technology-based business. Topics covered may include an introduction to technology management, historical developments in the management of technology, the functions of technology management, and select current topics that are relevant to operating technology-based businesses.

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MSTM4105
Policy & Gov Maritime Industry


CRN: 66384
Instructor(s): Azizan, Hajimatt


Description
Introduction to Technology will provide a broad survey of practices critical to operating a technology-based business. Topics covered may include an introduction to technology management, historical developments in the management of technology, the functions of technology management, and select current topics that are relevant to operating technology-based businesses.

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MSTM410A
Technical Project Report I


CRN: 61461
Instructor(s): Ledrew, Christopher C


Description
410A and 410B Technical Project Report (same as the former MSTM 4100 and 4200) is a two-semester linked course based on independent study of a problem involving the management of technology. The subject of study will be decided in consultation with the course instructor and must be approved by a committee. The student will identify a research topic in a specialty area, write a concept paper, develop a proposal and write a report. The passing grade for this course is 65%. CR: the former MSTM 4000, the former MSTM 4100, the former MSTM 4200, the former Technology 4000 OR: must be completed within three consecutive semesters PR: MSTM 4060

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MSTM410A
Technical Project Report I


CRN: 61459
Instructor(s): Brake, Diane


Description
410A and 410B Technical Project Report (same as the former MSTM 4100 and 4200) is a two-semester linked course based on independent study of a problem involving the management of technology. The subject of study will be decided in consultation with the course instructor and must be approved by a committee. The student will identify a research topic in a specialty area, write a concept paper, develop a proposal and write a report. The passing grade for this course is 65%. CR: the former MSTM 4000, the former MSTM 4100, the former MSTM 4200, the former Technology 4000 OR: must be completed within three consecutive semesters PR: MSTM 4060

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MSTM410B
Technical Project Report II


CRN: 63067
Instructor(s): Clouter, Elizabeth


Description
410A and 410B Technical Project Report (same as the former MSTM 4100 and 4200) is a two-semester linked course based on independent study of a problem involving the management of technology. The subject of study will be decided in consultation with the course instructor and must be approved by a committee. The student will identify a research topic in a specialty area, write a concept paper, develop a proposal and write a report. The passing grade for this course is 65%. CR: the former MSTM 4000, the former MSTM 4100, the former MSTM 4200, the former Technology 4000 OR: must be completed within three consecutive semesters PR: MSTM 4060

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MSTM410B
Technical Project Report II


CRN: 64730
Instructor(s): McCulloch, Christopher A


Description
410A and 410B Technical Project Report (same as the former MSTM 4100 and 4200) is a two-semester linked course based on independent study of a problem involving the management of technology. The subject of study will be decided in consultation with the course instructor and must be approved by a committee. The student will identify a research topic in a specialty area, write a concept paper, develop a proposal and write a report. The passing grade for this course is 65%. CR: the former MSTM 4000, the former MSTM 4100, the former MSTM 4200, the former Technology 4000 OR: must be completed within three consecutive semesters PR: MSTM 4060

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MSTM6003
Fisheries Economics


CRN: 59865
Instructor(s): Phelan, Fred


Description
The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of how economic analysis is used in private and public decision-making involving fishing activity, and how it enters the design and evaluation of fisheries policy that promotes sustainable use of the fisheries resource. The course acquaints students with the principal economic models of the fishery, and provides an introduction to the methods of bio-economic analysis under alternative management regimes and institutional arrangements. CR: The former FRM 6003

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MSTM6005
Overview of World Fisheries


CRN: 58298
Instructor(s): Verge, Robert


Description
This course is designed to give participants an understanding of the interconnected and global nature of fisheries worldwide. The course will provide students with an historical overview of fisheries evolution in the main international fishing regions with a view to understanding the current state of fisheries production including both wild fish capture fisheries and aquaculture industries. The course will also examine current international production statistics and trends from countries and regions worldwide. The national and international implications of fishery production levels with a view to future trends and production predictions, as well, an examination of integrated management systems will be undertaken to assist in understanding the national implications of world fisheries trends.

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MSTM6007
Fisheries Technology


CRN: 59867
Instructor(s): Gibbons, Roy


Description
This course will focus on wild fish capture technology and its impacts on the sustainability of marine ecosystems as well as fishery management and regulatory strategies. The course will review all active and passive commercial fishing gears and an examination of the conservation strategies employed by commercial fishing technologies will be undertaken. The effect of modern fishing gear engineering and the need for global responsible fishing practices will be the specific focus of the course learning objectives.

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MSTM6011
Introduction to Integrated Coastal and Ocean Management/Marine Spatial Planning


CRN: 67171
Instructor(s): Coughlan, Geoff Paul


Description
This course will address how Integrated Coastal and Ocean Management (ICOM) and increasingly Marine Spatial Planning MSP) have been undertaken worldwide as a means to overcome the ineffectiveness of traditionally fragmented sector and single issue management. It will examine integrated approaches that are multi-disciplinary, area-based, comprehensive and participatory and reflect a move toward ecosystem based management. The course will examine COM/MSP concepts, processes and associated best practices as well as the international, national and regional contexts including critical analysis of case studies.

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MSTM6012
Funadmentals of Geospatial Analysis


CRN: 67169
Instructor(s): Keats, Christopher


Description
Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing technologies are essential to the realm of marine spatial planning. The understanding of geospatial data improves interoperability and decision making pertaining to social, economic and environmental priorities. This course addresses remote sensing and GIS principles and methods of coastal data acquisition, processing, analysis, dissemination, quality and management. Comprehension of these processes requires fundamentals pertaining to spatial data including geodesy, projection/ coordinate geometry, data models, feature abstraction and map generalization.

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MSTM6015
Marine Protected Areas


CRN: 66584
Instructor(s): Coughlan, Geoff Paul


Description
Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing technologies are essential to the realm of marine spatial planning. The understanding of geospatial data improves interoperability and decision making pertaining to social, economic and environmental priorities. This course addresses remote sensing and GIS principles and methods of coastal data acquisition, processing, analysis, dissemination, quality and management. Comprehension of these processes requires fundamentals pertaining to spatial data including geodesy, projection/ coordinate geometry, data models, feature abstraction and map generalization.

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MSTM6016
Coastal Geomorph/Oceanography


CRN: 66586
Instructor(s): Mercer, Keith


Description
Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing technologies are essential to the realm of marine spatial planning. The understanding of geospatial data improves interoperability and decision making pertaining to social, economic and environmental priorities. This course addresses remote sensing and GIS principles and methods of coastal data acquisition, processing, analysis, dissemination, quality and management. Comprehension of these processes requires fundamentals pertaining to spatial data including geodesy, projection/ coordinate geometry, data models, feature abstraction and map generalization.

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MSTM6017
Soc/Cult Aspects Coast Commun


CRN: 66588
Instructor(s): Blundon, Joy J


Description
Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing technologies are essential to the realm of marine spatial planning. The understanding of geospatial data improves interoperability and decision making pertaining to social, economic and environmental priorities. This course addresses remote sensing and GIS principles and methods of coastal data acquisition, processing, analysis, dissemination, quality and management. Comprehension of these processes requires fundamentals pertaining to spatial data including geodesy, projection/ coordinate geometry, data models, feature abstraction and map generalization.

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MSTM6022
Communication and Conflict Resolution in a Technical Environment


CRN: 66590
Instructor(s): Caines, Susan


Description
This course provides participants with an understanding of the basic principles of conflict resolution, negotiation, and effective communication and interpersonal skills. The skills taught will enable students to diagnose, understand and accept a role in the negotiation and management of conflicts between individuals and groups in an organizational context; and to investigate and solve problems and manage conflicts within the workplace.

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MSTM6023
Strategic Planning, Policy, Participation and Management in Technical Operations


CRN: 66592
Instructor(s): Caines, Susan


Description
This course is designed to give participants an understanding of the strategic planning and policy development needs and functions of an organization. The course will examine current concepts, approaches and, specifically, the critical role of managers and leaders in the areas of planning, policy development, problem solving and decision making. Strategic planning and policy development in the business must be led by managers who provide overall vision, coordination, decisions on allocation of resources, communication and ongoing commitment, evaluation and support.

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MSTM6027
Coastal and Ocean Environmental Policies


CRN: 67167
Instructor(s): Blundon, Joy J


Description
This course provides a detailed review of environmental protection policies enacted by a number of national jurisdictions together with international conventions and the framework for governing ocean resources and the ocean environment outside the limits of these jurisdictions. It considers the strengths and weaknesses of these policies and of the legal frameworks in which they are enacted and the effectiveness of existing conventions, as well as their impact on the business of shipping.

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MSTM6032
Managing Technological Innovation


CRN: 65007
Instructor(s): Coronado, Christian


Description
This course provides students with an understanding of managerial practices and tools associated with technological innovation. The course focuses on process and implementation for both incremental and radical innovation and addresses strategic, organizational and managerial issues associated with new, established, small or large organizations.

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MSTM6034
Project Management in the Offshore, Health, Fisheries and Engineering Technology Environments


CRN: 59871
Instructor(s): Ryan, Paul


Description
This course will include an overview of project management. It will include presentations, discussions, and case-based analysis around project planning and monitoring; resource planning, budgeting and cost controls; assessing and managing risks; managing team work; effective communications; quality control; and negotiations and contracts.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM6035
Information Technology Applications in the Health and Engineering Technology Environments


CRN: 63265
Instructor(s): Johnson, Ronald


Description
This course introduces the importance of information technology in the successful operation of technology organizations. Students will be presented with managerial, informational and technological issues related to the management of IT, and with a framework to better manage them. Students will discuss the strategic applications of information technology.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM6037
Risk Analysis and Operations in the Engineering Technology Sector


CRN: 58289
Instructor(s): Way, Brent Charles


Description
This course focuses on enterprise risk management methodologies and their application, including alignment with strategic objectives; risk identification and analysis; risk management tools; risk mitigation; and strategic emergency planning.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM6038
Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Management


CRN: 65009
Instructor(s): Barajas Vazques, Marco Antonio


Description
This course covers the organizational, strategic, and operational aspects of manufacturing. Production planning processes, resource allocation issues as well as analysis and operation of inventory systems will be discussed. Students will review design, management and improvement processes and exam available systems used to coordinate these processes, including the MRP (material requirements planning), JIT/Lean (justin- time), and DBR (Drum-Buffer-Rope), also known as constraint-based planning.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM6054
Technology Assessment


CRN: 66596
Instructor(s): Barajas Vazques, Marco Antonio


Description
This course introduces students to the methods and tools applied in technology assessment. Technology assessment is of growing importance to technology management and research. In this course, students will review the common technology assessment approaches used for government and non government uses, including risk assessment decision analysis, impact analysis, cost-benefit analysis, road-mapping and system dynamics.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

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