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Course syllabus BIAX10002 - Introduction to Information Technology (FI - WS 2019/2020)

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Pan-european University
Faculty of Informatics
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Introduction to Information Technology
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 24 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester:
bachelor study program, 1st semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assessment methods:
Evaluation: two individual tasks 25% + 25%, final examination test 50%. Maximal sum 100%, minimal sum for success 56%. Final evaluation A 100%-94%, B 93%-86%, C 85%-76%, D 75%-66%, E 65%-56%, FX under 56%
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Basic universal knowledge of computer architecture, algorithms, programming, operating systems and networks. Selected applications for processing of document, data and multimedia. Current technological development and important historical facts.
Course contents:
1. Algorithm, its properties, examples, complexity, heuristics.
2. Number systems, coding, memory and pointers, data structures.
3. Processor, logic circuits, machine code, instruction set / cycle, pipelining, interrupt.
4. Computer architectures, embedded and special processors, cache memory.
5. Assembler, compiler, syntax and semantics, programming languages structural
and object oriented, function and procedure, recursion, emulation, virtualisation.
6. History of information technology, principles of vintage devices in comparison with contemporary technology.
Recommended or required reading:
Lvovich, I., Šperka, M.: Introduction to Information Technology. Forpress Nitra 2014, ISBN: 987-80-89731-00-8.
Nissan, N. and Shocken, S.: The Elements of Computing Systems: Building a Modern Computer from First Principles. The MIT Press 2005. ISBN-13: 978-0262640688.
Wirth, N.: Algorithms+Data Structures=Programs. First edition 1976. Web edition 2004: http://www.ethoberon.ethz.ch/WirthPubl/AD.pdf

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 507

18,9 %
13,6 %
17,2 %
20,1 %
23,3 %
6,9 %
Name of lecturer(s):
Ing. Juraj Štefanovič, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification:
25. 11. 2019
Ing. Juraj Štefanovič, PhD.

Last modification made by Ján Lukáš on 11/25/2019.

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