General computer science

A.Y. 2017/2018
12
Max ECTS
96
Overall hours
SSD
INF/01
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims at introducing basic concepts of informatics and computers, and their application to census and preservation of cultural heritage.
The course consists in 96 lecture hours (12cfu).
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge of basic elements related to structure, behavior, programing and usage of a computer. Basic concepts of GIS (Geographic Information Systems).
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
· Introduction to informatics:
o binary coding of information;
o the concept of algorithm;
o software components of a computer: operating system and application programs;
o organizational models of data stored in digital format;
o computer networks.
· Most useful application programs:
o advanced usage of spreadsheets;
o advanced usage of a relational database manager.
· Computer programming
o R language fundamentals;
o R language application to statistics.
· GIS (Geographic Information Systems):
o fundamentals;
o GIS usage in applications related to census and preservation of cultural heritage.
INF/01 - INFORMATICS - University credits: 12
Lessons: 96 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
Appointment by e-mail
DI - via Celoria 18, 20133 Milano
Reception:
Room S216 - second floor Computer Science Dept.