Information Technology [1 semestre] (2012/2013)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Graziano Pravadelli
Graziano Pravadelli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Other available courses
Academic sector
Language of instruction
I semestre dal Oct 2, 2012 al Jan 12, 2013.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4 from Nov 5, 2012  to Nov 26, 2012

Learning outcomes

The course, composed of 16 hours, provides the students with the fundamental theoretical concepts of computer science.


- History of computer science
- Coding of the information
- Concepts of analog and digital computing
- Transmission of the information
- Concept of algorithm
- Hardware
- Operating system and application SW
- Security

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Dennis P. Curtin, Kim Foley, Kunal Sen, Cathleen Morin Informatica di base (Edizione 5) McGraw-Hill 2012 9788838667473 Questo libro è più semplice da leggere, ma va bene anche l'altro.
Sciuto, Buonanno, Mari Introduzione ai sistemi informatici 4/ed McGraw-Hill 2008 9788838664311 Non è necessario acquistare entrambi i libri. Basta uno dei due indicati.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists of a written test composed of 24 questions with multiple choices. The test is passed with at least 16 correct answers.

You must register to the exam online, like for any other examination. Frequency is not mandatory.

Final mark will be "Pass".

The recording is automatic.

Teaching aids