MATHEMATICS AND INFORMATICS

MATHEMATICS AND INFORMATICS

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Code
94711
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
11 credits during the 1st year of 8756 Biotechnology (L-2) GENOVA
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Biotechnology)
modules
This unit is composed by:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Module MATEMATICS

The course aims at giving the basic mathematics necessary for the scientific language. Therefore the student is supplied with the capability of handling calculus, algebra and geometry.

 

Module INFORMATICS

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

Frontal lessons and exercises

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Module MATHEMATICS

 

Module INFORMATICS

  • 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

Module MATEMATICS

M. Bianchi, E. Paparoni; Matematica per le Scienze; Pearson Education 2007.
Libro consigliato:
D. Benedetto, M. Degli Esposti, C. Maffei; Matematica per le Scienze della Vita; Casa Editrice Ambrosiana 2012.

Module INFORMATICS

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

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: According to the personal request, during all the academic year, upon mail or telephonic agreement.

Ricevimento: Dates by appointments

Exam Board

GRAZIA TAMONE (President)

MAURO GIACOMINI (President)

EMANUELA DE NEGRI

ANNA MARIA BIGATTI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons and exercises

LESSONS START

October 1, 2017

ORARI

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MATHEMATICS AND INFORMATICS

EXAMS

Exam description

Written and Oral.

Assessment methods

Module MATHEMATICS

During the course, two interim tests will be conducted to ensure learning, they may replace a part of the written exam. The exam consists of a written test followed by an oral exam. On the written exam there will be some exercises related to the topics discussed in the course, not only the result will be evaluated, but also the performance and analysis of the result. At the oral examination, any mistakes made in the written test will be discussed and it will be ensured that adequate mastery of the concepts and methodologies outlined in the course has been acquired.

 

Module INFORMATICS

Written examination and oral exam on the topics discussed.

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/06/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
08/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
15/09/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
16/06/2020 14:00 GENOVA Scritto Sede:DIMA
30/06/2020 14:00 GENOVA Scritto Sede:DIMA
14/07/2020 14:00 GENOVA Scritto Sede:DIMA
08/09/2020 14:00 GENOVA Scritto Sede:DIMA
27/01/2021 14:00 GENOVA Scritto Sede:DIMA
10/02/2021 14:00 GENOVA Scritto Sede:DIMA