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Unit LABORATORY INFORMATICS

Course
Biological sciences
Study-unit Code
GP004022
Curriculum
In all curricula
Teacher
Simonetta Pallottelli
Teachers
  • Simonetta Pallottelli - Didattica Ufficiale
Hours
  • 21 ore - Didattica Ufficiale - Simonetta Pallottelli
CFU
3
Course Regulation
Coorte 2018
Offered
2018/19
Learning activities
Altro
Area
Abilità informatiche e telematiche
Sector
INF/01
Type of study-unit
Obbligatorio (Required)
Type of learning activities
Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction
Italian
Contents
General structure, origins and evolution of a computer. Hardware and Software. Concepts: algorithm, program, processing. Information: type, encoding and representation. Scientific computing. Notes on computer security. Personal Computer. Software applications for statistics and mathematics. Networks. Internet. WWW. Web Information: research and evaluation tools.
Reference texts
Introduzione ai sistemi informatici (5/ed) , Donatella Sciuto, Giacomo Buonanno e Luca Mari, McGraw-Hill
• Informatica Medica, A. Rosotti, McGraw-Hill
• Principles of Computer Science, Paul Tymann, Carl Reynolds, McGraw-Hill
• Materiale vario per approfondimenti, esercizi e slides delle lezioni sono distribuiti on-line sul sito di e-learning http://www.unistudium.unipg.it
Educational objectives
The course provides the basic concepts and tools of computer science, the acquisition of skills of individual software applications, to support the study and research in the sciences.
The student should use the computer in a more conscious and efficient.
Prerequisites
None
Teaching methods
Theoretical lessons in the classroom and practical lessons in the laboratory.
Other information
e-learning platform http://www.unistudium.unipg.it
Learning verification modality
Multiple choice written exam.
Extended program
General structure, origins and evolution of a computer.
Hardware and Software.
Concepts: algorithm, program, processing.
Information: type, encoding and representation.
Scientific computing.
Notes on computer security.
Personal Computer.
Software applications for statistics and mathematics.
Networks. Internet. WWW.
Web Information: research and evaluation tools.
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