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Course syllabus B-HI - History of informatics (FEEIT - SS 2018/2019)


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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Course unit code: B-HI
Course unit title: History of informatics
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar1 hour weekly (on-site method)

 
Credits allocated: 4
 
Recommended semester/trimester: -- item not defined --
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
 
Assesment methods:
There will be 3 seminar works worth 30, 40 and 30 points respectively, for grade A the student needs to have at least 92 points, for grade B at least 83 points, for grade C at least 74 points, for grade D at least 65 points and for grade E at least 56 points. Student with less than 30 points after first two seminar works will not be given the credit.
 
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The goal is to inform the students about the Informatics as a respected science field with its historical development and show the students new non-traditional applications of informatics.
 
Course contents:
1. First historic sources
2. Important people: Boole, Babbage,
3. - Turing, Shannon
4. - Von Neuman, Zuse,
5. - Knuth
6. Programming languages
7. Software engineering
8. Artificial intelligence and Expert systems
9. Internet revolution
10. The most-known technologies
11. The visions of informatics
12. Is there a fine line between informatics and other sciences?
 
Recommended or required reading:
Basic:
O REGAN, G. A Brief History of Computing. London : Springer Verlag London, 2008. 245 p. ISBN 978-1-84800-083-4.

 
Language of instruction: slovak or english
 
Notes:
 
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 418

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Name of lecturer(s): Mgr. Tomáš Fabšič, PhD. (examiner, instructor, tutor) - slovak, english
prof. RNDr. Otokar Grošek, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course, tutor) - slovak, english
 
Last modification: 1. 4. 2019
Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Otokar Grošek, PhD. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 04/01/2019.

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