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

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University: Pan-european University
Faculty: Faculty of Informatics
Course unit code: BIAX10002
Course unit title: Introduction to Information Technology
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 24 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 6
Recommended semester/trimester: Applied Informatics, 1.
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assessment methods:
Evaluation: individual projects: 25% + 25%, final test: 50%.
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:

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 474

17,1 %13,3 %16,9 %21,3 %24,1 %7,3 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Juraj Štefanovič, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 24. 9. 2019
Supervisor: Ing. Juraj Štefanovič, PhD.

Last modification made by Ján Lukáš on 09/24/2019.

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