Information Technology (2014/2015)

Course code
4S00093
Name of lecturer
Bogdan Mihai Maris
Coordinator
Bogdan Mihai Maris
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
INF/01 - INFORMATICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
I sem. dal Oct 1, 2014 al Jan 30, 2015.

Lesson timetable

I sem.
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall Gino Tessari  
Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall F  

Learning outcomes

The course aims to introduce the fundamentals of information technology, of computers and their operation.
In particular, during the course will be teached the basics of information coding, computer architectures, operating systems, computer networks, internet, and programming in order to provide students with the ability to solve practical and theoretical problems regarding the use of the computer and its infrastructure.

Syllabus

Introduction to the concept and to the history of computer science

Information representation:
Code and Support
Encoding numerical (binary)
Elements of Boolean logic

HW architecture of a computer:
Von Neumann model
CPU
Memory
External devices

Operating Systems:
Types of operating systems
Process, peripherals and memory management
Examples

Networks and Internet:
Local Area Networks
Internet and the Web

Algorithms and Programs:
Algorithms and flowcharts
Programming languages ​​(outline)

C Programming in Linux environment

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists of a written test composed of questions with multiple choices.
Frequency is not mandatory.

Teaching aids

Documents