Course code INF100

INF100 Principles of Information Processing

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Course responsible: Ulf Geir Indahl
Teachers: Knut Kvaal, Joakim Skogholt
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
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
Course contents:
Introduction to elementary programming for problem solving. We will use computers and modern software for numerical solution of mathematical problems associated with the courses MATH100 and MATH111.
Learning outcome:
Elementary programming skills and insight into some fundamental principles for problem solving by programming and operation of computers including some numerical methods introduced in elementary mathematics courses.
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 Canvas.
Prerequisites:
Experience in using computers in daily life. 
Recommended prerequisites:
Matehmatics at the R1 level in Norwegian high school.
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. A-F.
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)
Type of course:
  • Lectures: 2 hours per week for 13 weeks.
  • Computer labs: 2 hours per week for 13 weeks.
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 candidates exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.
Allowed examination aids: A1 No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått