Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
INF/01 - INFORMATICS
FISIO VI 1^ anno - 1^semestre dal Feb 6, 2017 al Mar 3, 2017.
The aim of the course is to provide the theoretical and practical bases of the Information and Communication Technology, along with the basic knowledge of the main data management applications.
Definition of ICT and fundamental concepts.
Computer hardware (outline): Von Neumann architecture, CPU, RAM and ROM memory, mass storage devices, units of measure of memory, I/O peripheral devices.
Software: the binary code, BIOS, operating system and File System (outline), programming languages (outline) and applications.
Computer networks: types of networks (LAN, MAN, WAN, Peer-to-peer, Client-Server), protocols, the Internet, the World Wide Web, network security (outline).
The main applications for data management (outline): Word processors WYSIWYG (MS Word) e WYSIWYM (Latex), electronic spreadsheet (Excel): main functionalities, relational Database Management Systems: structure, conceptual and logical model.
Written, multiple-choice test, aimed to verify the knowledge of the course topics.