INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
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|Marco Bruno Luigi Rocchi|
Assigned to the Degree Course
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a) Knowledge of the basic fundamentals related to:
fundamental concepts of computer operating systems
b) utilization of software for: data processin (spreadsheet); presentations.
The student should acquire the ability to use the spreadsheet,
and he should be able to build simple database, using the main statistical functions,
graphical representations of functions, calculations of functions
Basics of computing and operating systems.
Spreadsheet : cell format, conditional formatting, filtering.
Absolute, relative and mixed references: main mathematical and statistical functions.
Main logic operators : IF , AND, OR. The nested IF.
Graphical representation of algebraic, logarithmic, and exponential functions.
Examples of computer programming: applications in pharmaceuticals.
Examples of computer programming: applications in nutrition.
Examples of representations of mathematical functions and
computation of the zeros of a function; bisection method.
Computer presentations; structures and examples for the organization of an oral presentation
Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)
In relation to Computer Skills, students must obtain
- the mastery of basic skills,
- understanding of the fundamental concepts of the discipline
- the ability to use knowledge and tools of the discipline.
The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it
The teaching material and specific communications from the lecturer can be found, together with other supporting activities, inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it
Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment
Attendance is mandatory
Additional Information for Non-Attending Students
the material available on blended.uniurb.it can be advantageously used
participation is mandatory
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