Course code INF130

INF130 Data processing and analysis

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Teachers: Knut Kvaal
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in the spring parallel. This course has teaching and evaluation during the spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2003-2004
Last time: 2017H
Course contents:

The course is under constant development due to the nature of technology and its development. The basic topics of the course are:

  • Introduction to data bases.
  • Raw data and data processing.
  • Analysis and methods
  • Query and analysis of data
  • Datalogging from external devices.
  • Data and security.

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Learning outcome:
  • Be familiar with database handling systems and the theoretical foundation.
  • Master methods and techniques used for structuring raw data.
  • Be able to model and analyse data locadted in databases 
  • Be able to program simple solutions for processlng and analysis of raw data
  • Be able to use existing analysis software and knowhow the workflow
  • Be familiar with datalogging and on-line visualisation
Learning activities:
Lectures.Group work/exercises with teaching assistant present in selected hours.Compulsory problem-solving.Independent study.
Teaching support:
Assistant teachers will give professional guidance in groups.  
Syllabus:
Will be announced at the beginning of the course.
Prerequisites:
INF100
Recommended prerequisites:
INF120
Mandatory activity:
Compulsory assignments will be given. The assignments will include all areas that are of importance to the study of the subject. A more elaborate exercice will be given in the last part of the course. The details will be announced at cource startup.
Assessment:

With 15 or more students: 3 hour written exam.

With fewer than 15 students: 1 hour oral exam.

Note: A continuation exam may be given as 1 hour oral exam even if the main exam was written.

Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science.
Type of course:
  • Lectures: 2 hours per week for 13 weeks.
  • Plenary review of exercises: 2  hours per week for 13 weeks. 
  • Exercises: 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 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