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CODE 108325
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-INF/05
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • SAVONA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
PREREQUISITES
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AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Introduction to common data science tools such as the Python language and its relevant libraries (itertools, numpy, scipy, etc.) with examples of computer scence applied statistics and data analysis.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Know the principles of Digital Communication, Man-Machine Interaction and the interfaces of the main Operating Systems.
Know the operating principles of the Internet and Computer Networks.
Know the operating principles of search engines, SEO / SEM, and related tools.
Know the main formats and software tools used in digital media for the design, creation and distribution of digital content (text, images, audio, video, computer graphics).
Knowing how to design and create digital content, with particular reference to CMS, social networks, digital audio-video broadcasting, podcasts, web-radio and web-tv.

TEACHING METHODS

Unit 1 - Digital Communication is compulsory. It will be delivered through lectures and technical-practical laboratory activities in the presence, using Active Learning, Flipped Classroom and Peer Assessment methodologies. Some extra-curricular thematic in-depth seminars complement the main teaching methods.

The unit is also associated with some MOOC tutorial courses (both in English and in Italian).

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Unit 1 - PART A

1. Digital Communication and ICT Technologies (2 hours)

  • Communication and Technologies of the 21st Century: Digital Convergence, Internet, Information and Knowledge Management, Trends.

2. Man-Machine Interaction and Architectures of Operating Systems (8 hours)

  • The theoretical models of interaction and management of man-machine interfaces, with particular reference to the user interfaces of computers and smart devices (shell, windowed, multimodal, multitouch and natural interfaces).
  • The architectures of operating systems and computer networks, with particular reference to the comparative description between Microsoft (especially Windows 10), Apple (MacOs), Linux (Ubuntu) and mobile (Android, iOS) operating systems.
  • Main components of an Operating System, starting from hardware and software references, moving on to Process Management (scheduling and synchronization), Memory Management (particularly virtual memory and file system), I/O system Management, Device Management, User Interface.

3. Internet, TCP/IP, Search engines, SEO/SEM (8 hours)

  • The operating principles, structure and organization of computer networks, with particular reference to the ISO/OSI model and TCP/IP protocols.
  • The http protocol, the web of data and the Internet of Things
  • Search engines, queries and positioning on search engines, SEO/SEM principles.

 

Unit 1 - PART B

1. Digital content production (10 hours)

  • The main models and theories underlying Digital Communication.
  • Designing software applications and computational thinking: methods, algorithms, tools, data, formats, media.
  • Design and creation of digital contents:
  • Multimedia digital formats for social networks, textual and non-textual
  • Principles of digital image, audio and video processing.
  • Principles of computer graphics.

2. Podcast, Web-Radio and Web-TV laboratory (8 hours)​

  • podcast content design and production;
  • organization and production of contents for webradio and webtv.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Recommended reference texts (in Italian, original version in English):

  • B. W. Kernighan -  Informatica - Orientarsi nel labirinto digitale, Egea Italia, 2019
  • A. Silberschatz - P.B. Galvin - G. Gagne, Sistemi Operativi - Concetti ed esempi (9a Edizione), Pearson Education Italia, Milano, 2014.

Recommended handouts and video courses (in Italian):

  • G. Vercelli - G. Olivieri, Orientarsi nel mondo digitale, dispensa creative common disponibile su Aulaweb, edizione 2020
  • G. Vercelli - G. Olivieri, Storia dei Sistemi Operativi, dispensa creative common disponibile su Aulaweb, edizione 2019
  • G.Vercelli - E. Bellanti - Fondamenti di Informatica - videocorso EduOpen  - disponibile su https://learn.eduopen.org/
  • A.Merlo - I.Torre - M. Ribaudo -  Internet  e il mondo delle reti- videocorso EduOpen - disponibile su https://learn.eduopen.org/
  • M.Cerioli - M.Reggio -  Scrivere e far di conto nell'era digitale​- videocorso EduOpen - disponibile su https://learn.eduopen.org/
  • AA.VV., W3SCHOOLS Online Web Tutorials, risorse tutoriali sulle tecnologie web, disponibile su http://w3schools.com

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

GIANNI VIARDO VERCELLI (President)

NADIA DENURCHIS (President Substitute)

SAVERIO IACONO (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Class schedule

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EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

In order to take the exam, there are 2 ways, mutually exclusive to each other:

MODE A) (written and oral exam, for "attending" and "non-attending" students)

Written test (consisting of an online test on knowledge and a practical test on skills), followed by an oral test to be held EXCLUSIVELY ON THE OFFICIAL APPEAL DATES. Registration is compulsory electronically via the online exam booking service established by the University.

MODE B) (Intermediate quizzes and tests during the course, only for "attending" students)

During the course, continuous assessment is foreseen through face-to-face activities carried out in the classroom, in the laboratory and remotely on the platforms made available by the University, with the achievement of the relative scores which will allow access to the final individual assessment (scheduled at the end of the course, on a DATE NOT NECESSARILY COINCIDENT WITH THE OFFICIAL CALL DATES).

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
10/01/2024 09:30 SAVONA Scritto + Orale
24/01/2024 09:30 SAVONA Scritto + Orale
07/02/2024 09:30 SAVONA Scritto + Orale
05/06/2024 09:30 SAVONA Scritto + Orale
19/06/2024 09:30 SAVONA Scritto + Orale
10/07/2024 09:30 SAVONA Scritto + Orale
11/09/2024 09:30 SAVONA Scritto + Orale

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