2 CFU - 2° Semester

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Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, the student will learn the fundamental concepts of computer science, the encoding of information, the architecture of a computer, the operating systems and software applications. It will also possess a global knowledge on the internet and computer networks, on the theory of databases and on their application for the collection, aggregation and analysis of data related to biological systems.

Course Structure

Lessons ed exercitation in classroom, assignment and correction of homeworks.

Detailed Course Content

Introduction to computer science
Encoding and representation of information
Architecture of computer
The operating system and application software
Computer networks and the internet
Introduction to databases
Elements of medical informatics
Word processors: Microsoft Word
Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel
Databases: Microsoft Access
Application on biologic systems

Textbook Information

See on http://www.dmi.unict.it/~salfi/abilitainformatichebio.htm

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