Learning outcomes of the course unit
Fornire una conoscenza teorica di informatica di base sulle tecnologie disponibili
Course contents summary
Brief historical evolution from the earliest inventions from 1600 to today. Introduction to and use of computers. General concepts on the principles of operation. Functional analysis of the structure of a computer. Hardware: CPU, Memory, I / O Devices System and binary Boolean operators. The information (text, numbers, images, sounds, ...) and its digital representation.
Software, basic software and operating systems. Application software. Work on programs and algorithms.
Computer networks. Local area networks and wide area networks. Internet and its applications.
Functional classification of application programs. Submission of application programs for word processing, presentations and spreadsheets. Use of the Internet (browsing, e-mail).
General concepts on the relationship Computers and Medicine. Introduction to computer security, legal references and general concepts, and nods to the digital signature.
- D. Sciuto, G. Buonanno, W. Fornaciari, L. Mari “Introduzione ai sistemi informatici” ed. Mc Graw Hill
During the lectures will discuss the general and specific problems related to the design and development of systems for the management of persistent data in the memories of computers.
Assessment methods and criteria
The exam includes a written test