M-STO/05 - 6 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff


Learning Objectives

Examination of the principal changes of the computer science.

Course Structure


Detailed Course Content

A) History of computer;

B) Artificial intelligence and scientific method;

C) Human beings and artificial intelligence.

Textbook Information

A. History of computer (2 CFU):

- T. Numerico, Alan Turing e l’intelligenza delle macchine, Milano, FrancoAngeli, 2005, pp. 1-187.

- G. Balbi – P. Magaudda, Storia dei media digitali. Rivoluzioni e continuità, Bari-Roma, Laterza, 2014, pp. 36-86.


B. Artificial intelligence and scientific method (2 CFU):

- D. Gillies, Intelligenza artificiale e metodo scientifico, Milano, Raffaello Cortina, 1998, pp. 1-199.


C. Human beings and artificial intelligence (2 CFU):

- M. Tegmark, Vita 3.0. Essere umani nell’era dell’inelligenza artificiale, Milano, Raffaello Cortina, 2017, pp. 1-178.


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