Internet Technology

Informatics

Lecture, 2.00 ECTS

 

Course content

Introduction to the fundamental ideas of computer science, data versus information, coding (ASCII-code, Unicode), number systems (decimal, binary, hexadecimal, octal), hardware (Neumann architecture), basic concepts of software, operating systems and programming languages, further selected topics

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course students know about essential principles of computer science: context of information and data, data encoding, computer architecture, elements of operating systems and concepts of programming languages.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

J. Glenn Brookshear, Computer Science an overview, Addison-Wesley
H.-P Gumm/M. Sommer, Einführung in die Informatik, Oldenbourg

Mode of delivery

Lecture

Prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

Assessment methods and criteria

Final written exam