Course code INF100

INF100 Principles of Information Processing

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Course responsible: Knut Kvaal, Ulf Geir Indahl
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
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Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in the autumn parallel. This course has teaching and evaluation in the autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2003H
Preferential right:
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Course contents:
  • Introduction to elementary programming for problem solving (approx  2/3 of course) 
  • Binary number systems, Boolean logic and character codes (approx  1/6 of course) 
  • Basic principles and safety issues associated with handling of electronical information (approx  1/6 of course)
Learning outcome:
Insight into some fundamental principles for problem solving by programming and operation of computers.
Learning activities:
Lectures, group work, computer lab exercises including elementary programming
Teaching support:
Teaching assistants provide assistance during the computer labs.
Syllabus:
Information about relevant literature will be given before the start of the course in the course room on Fronter.
Prerequisites:
Experience in using computers in daily life.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Mandatory exercises (hand-ins). Requirements for approval of mandatory activity will be announced at the beginning of the term.
Assessment:
Written examination, 3 hours.
Nominal workload:
150 hours: 52 hours of classes (lectures and computer lab), 60 hours independent work on hand-ins, 26 hours self study, 12 hours exam preparation.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
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Type of course:
  • Lectures: 2 hours per week for 13 weeks.
  • Computer lab: 2 hours per week for 13 weeks.
Note:
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Examiner:
The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the exam questions and the correction manual. The external examiner reviews the internal examiner's examination results by correcting a random sample of candidate¿s exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.
Allowed examination aids: No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått