Studying at the University of Verona

Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

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Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
Primo semestre Oct 3, 2022 Jan 27, 2023
Secondo semestre Mar 6, 2023 Jun 16, 2023

Exam calendar

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Academic staff

A B C D F G L M P S

Accordini Simone

simone.accordini@univr.it +39 045 8027657

Bicego Manuele

manuele.bicego@univr.it +39 045 802 7072

Bombieri Cristina

cristina.bombieri@univr.it 045-8027284

Bombieri Nicola

nicola.bombieri@univr.it +39 045 802 7094

Cicalese Ferdinando

ferdinando.cicalese@univr.it +39 045 802 7969

Combi Carlo

carlo.combi@univr.it 045 802 7985

Constantin Gabriela

gabriela.constantin@univr.it 045-8027102

Daducci Alessandro

alessandro.daducci@univr.it +39 045 8027025

Delledonne Massimo

massimo.delledonne@univr.it 045 802 7962; Lab: 045 802 7058

Franco Giuditta

giuditta.franco@univr.it +39 045 802 7045

Giugno Rosalba

rosalba.giugno@univr.it 0458027066

Laudanna Carlo

carlo.laudanna@univr.it 045-8027689

Liptak Zsuzsanna

zsuzsanna.liptak@univr.it +39 045 802 7032

Malerba Giovanni

giovanni.malerba@univr.it 045/8027685

Marcon Alessandro

alessandro.marcon@univr.it +39 045 802 7668

Marzola Pasquina

pasquina.marzola@univr.it 045 802 7816 (ufficio); 045 802 7614 (laboratorio)

Molesini Barbara

barbara.molesini@univr.it 045 802 7550

Perduca Massimiliano

massimiliano.perduca@univr.it +39 045 802 7984

Sala Pietro

pietro.sala@univr.it 0458027850

Salvagno Gian Luca

gianluca.salvagno@univr.it 045 8124308-0456449264

Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Further linguistic skills (C1 English suggested)
3
F
-
Stages
3
F
-
Final exam
24
E
-

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TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.




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Teaching code

4S009831

Credits

6

Language

English en

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

ING-INF/05 - INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEMS

The teaching is organized as follows:

Teoria

Credits

4

Period

Primo semestre

Academic staff

Manuele Bicego

Laboratorio

Credits

2

Period

Primo semestre

Academic staff

Manuele Bicego

Learning objectives

The course is aimed at providing the theoretical and applicative basis of Pattern Recognition techniques for the computational analysis of biological objects with a complex structure (such as graphs, sequences, networks, strings and so on). In particular, the course introduces and discusses the most important computational techniques for the analysis of structured data, with particular emphasis on the representation and on the generative and discriminative approaches. Knowledge and understanding: At the end of the course, the student has to demonstrate to be able to apply to real data the methodologies for recognition of complex data, by developing a Pattern Recognition system. Applying knowledge and understanding: a) Representation of biological data with complex structure b) Classification of biological data with complex structure c) Clustering of biological data with complex structure Making judgements: At the end of the course, the student should demonstrate to be able to propose in an autonomous way efficient solutions for a given biomedical and bioinformatics domain, being able to identify critical issues linked to complex bioinformatics problems. Communication: At the end of the course, the tudent should demonstrate to be able to interact with colleagues in work groups. Lifelong learning skills: At the end of the course, the student should demonstrate to be able to learn and autonomously apply novel methodologies for facing bioinformatics and clinical problems. In particular, the student should demonstrate to be able to analyse a biological problem, involving complex and structured biological data, from a Pattern Recognition perspective; he will also have the skills needed to study, invent, develop and implement the different components of a Pattern Recognition System for biological structured data. The student will also be able to autonomously proceed with further Pattern Recognition studies.

Prerequisites and basic notions

Theory: basic notions on Pattern Recognition (a brief recap will be given at the beginning of the course), Basic notions of Algorithms, Probability, Statistics, Algebra.

Lab: Programming skills, Programming language used: Matlab (there will be an introductory lecture for students who are not familiar with Matlab)

Program

CHAPTER 1 Basic Pattern Recognition concepts and introduction to structured data
CHAPTER 2. Representation of structured data
- The Bag of words representation
- The dissimilarity-based representation
CHAPTER 3. Models for structured data
- Generative models
- Bayes Networks
- Learning and inference
CHAPTER 4. Kernels for structured data
- Support Vector Machines e kernel
- Kernels for structured data
CHAPTER 5. Advances Learning paradigms

The course also contains a lab part, where algorithms seen during the theory part will be implemented and deeply analysed

Learning assessment procedures

The exam is aimed at the verification of the following skills:
- capability of clearly and concisely describe the different components of a Pattern Recognition System for structured data
- capability of analise, understand and describe a Pattern Recognition system (or a given part of it) relative to a biological problem which involves structured data

The exam consists of two parts
i) a written exam containing questions on topics presented during the course (15 points available). The written part is passed is the grade is greater or equal to 9.
ii) an oral presentation of a scientific paper published in relevant bioinformatics journals or conferences on a given argument (decided during the course). The paper is chosen by the candidate and approved by the instructor (15 points available).

The two parts of the exam can be passed separately: the final grade is the sum of the two grades.
The total exam is passed if the final grade is greater or equal to 18. Each evaluation is maintained valid for the whole academic year.

Type D and Type F activities

Le attività formative di tipologia D sono a scelta dello studente, quelle di tipologia F sono ulteriori conoscenze utili all’inserimento nel mondo del lavoro (tirocini, competenze trasversali, project works, ecc.). In base al Regolamento Didattico del Corso, alcune attività possono essere scelte e inserite autonomamente a libretto, altre devono essere approvate da apposita commissione per verificarne la coerenza con il piano di studio. Le attività formative di tipologia D o F possono essere ricoperte dalle seguenti attività.

1. Insegnamenti impartiti presso l'Università di Verona

Comprendono gli insegnamenti sotto riportati e/o nel Catalogo degli insegnamenti (che può essere filtrato anche per lingua di erogazione tramite la Ricerca avanzata).

Modalità di inserimento a libretto: se l'insegnamento è compreso tra quelli sottoelencati, lo studente può inserirlo autonomamente durante il periodo in cui il piano di studi è aperto; in caso contrario, lo studente deve fare richiesta alla Segreteria, inviando a carriere.scienze@ateneo.univr.it il modulo nel periodo indicato.

2. Attestato o equipollenza linguistica CLA

Oltre a quelle richieste dal piano di studi, per gli immatricolati dall'A.A. 2021/2022 vengono riconosciute:

  • Lingua inglese: vengono riconosciuti 3 CFU per ogni livello di competenza superiore a quello richiesto dal corso di studio (se non già riconosciuto nel ciclo di studi precedente).
  • Altre lingue e italiano per stranieri: vengono riconosciuti 3 CFU per ogni livello di competenza a partire da A2 (se non già riconosciuto nel ciclo di studi precedente).

Tali cfu saranno riconosciuti, fino ad un massimo di 6 cfu complessivi, di tipologia F se il piano didattico lo consente, oppure di tipologia D. Ulteriori crediti a scelta per conoscenze linguistiche potranno essere riconosciuti solo se coerenti con il progetto formativo dello studente e se adeguatamente motivati.

Gli immatricolati fino all'A.A. 2020/2021 devono consultare le informazioni che si trovano qui.

Modalità di inserimento a librettorichiedere l’attestato o l'equipollenza al CLA e inviarlo alla Segreteria Studenti - Carriere per l’inserimento dell’esame in carriera, tramite mail: carriere.scienze@ateneo.univr.it

3. Competenze trasversali

Scopri i percorsi formativi promossi dal TALC - Teaching and learning center dell'Ateneo, destinati agli studenti regolarmente iscritti all'anno accademico di erogazione del corso https://talc.univr.it/it/competenze-trasversali

Modalità di inserimento a libretto: non è previsto l'inserimento dell'insegnamento nel piano di studi. Solo in seguito all'ottenimento dell'Open Badge verranno automaticamente convalidati i CFU a libretto. La registrazione dei CFU in carriera non è istantanea, ma ci saranno da attendere dei tempi tecnici.  

4. Periodo di stage/tirocinio

Oltre ai CFU previsti dal piano di studi (verificare attentamente quanto indicato sul Regolamento Didattico): qui informazioni su come attivare lo stage. 

Verificare nel regolamento quali attività possono essere di tipologia D e quali di tipologia F.

Insegnamenti e altre attività che si possono inserire autonomamente a libretto

 

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As stated in point 25 of the Teaching Regulations for the A.Y. 2021/2022, attendance at the course of study is not mandatory.
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