INFORMATICS

INFORMATICS

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Code
80792
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
5 credits during the 1st year of 8756 Biotechnology (L-2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-INF/06
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Biotechnology)
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
modules
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Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To understand the complete set of subjects (even somewhat differentiated) that form the actual informatics matter. To be able to use, with a correct level of knowledge, most of the tools that the computer science have developed at present.

Teaching methods

Fromtal lessons and exercises

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • Data abstraction:
    • Basis concepts
    • Data structure implementation
    • Classes and objects
  • Database structures:
    • Level based approach to the development of databases
    • Relational model
    • Database integrity management
  • Software engineering:
    • Software life cycle
    • Testing
    • Documentation
  • Artificial Intelligence:
    • Perception
    • Artificial neural networks
    • Robotics
  • Computational Theory
    • Turing machine
    • Universal programming language
    • Private key cryptography
  • Practical examples:
    • Use of spreadsheet as data collection tool
    • Migration from spreadsheet to database management system
    • Use of internet for scientific and bibliographic research

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

J. Glenn Brookshear “Informatica: Una panoramica generale” 9° Ed, Pearson Milano 2006.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Dates by appointments

Exam Board

GRAZIA TAMONE (President)

MAURO GIACOMINI (President)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Fromtal lessons and exercises

LESSONS START

October 1, 2017

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam description

Written and Oral.

Assessment methods

Written and oral examination of the topics discussed