Academic Year 2016/2017 - 1° Year
Teaching Staff
  • MATEMATICA E STATISTICA: Salvatore Cavallo
  • Basic and Applied Computer Science: Francesco PAPPALARDO
Credit Value: 12
Scientific field
  • MAT/07 - Mathematical physics
  • INF/01 - Informatics
Taught classes: 84 hours
Term / Semester: 1° and 2°

Learning Objectives

  • Basic and Applied Computer Science

    At the end of the course, the student will acquire information theory basic concepts and programming and reasoning systems global knowledge; He will know the computer networks and he will be able to identify related issues. Finally, he will own a global vision of the hypertext markup language (HTML) useful to develop and design a simple WEB site.

Detailed Course Content

  • Basic and Applied Computer Science

    Section 1.

    Information theory basic concepts; Hardware, Software; Information technology; Computers types; PC components; Computer performances. Hardware: CPU; Memory; I/O peripherals; Memory devices. Software: applications, operating systems; Graphical User Interface; System development.

    Section 2.

    Computer networks: LAN, WAN; Intranet, extranet; Internet; PSTN line; Net applications; Digital world: e-mail, e-commerce. WEB; Basic concepts of Computer Network Security.

    Section 3.

    Introduction and definition of WEB; URI; HTML definition; Fundamental concepts; W3C consortium; Structure of a HTML document; TAG elements; Inline elements and block levels; Text Tag; Paragraphs; Colors and Fonts; Lists (ordered and not ordered); Links; Sounds and images; Tables; Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

Textbook Information

  • Basic and Applied Computer Science

    Teacher's notes.