The teaching of Introduction to Informatics is part of the Informatics training activities of the degree course in Communication Sciences. The course aims to provide a basic knowledge of the main topics and problems of computer science in their theoretical dimension and in their connections with other disciplines and research fields such as logic and computational linguistics.
Within the framework of this course, the course aims to provide
1) An introduction to the main theoretical and technological aspects of computer science used in the communication sciences;
2) to provide basic computer science knowledge, for an informed use of computer tools in communication and for an understanding of developments in computer science.
At the end of the course the student will be able to write and execute elementary algorithms for solving problems related to numbers, texts and communication.
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Mutuazione: 20710378 INTRODUZIONE ALL'INFORMATICA in Scienze della Comunicazione L-20 MAIELI ROBERTO


Information theory and coding, elaboration and data structuring.
Introduction to programming languages, in particular the Python language and the NLTK tool

Core Documentation

slides and handouts available on the course webpage https://sites.google.com/view/intro-info-rm3/home

Type of delivery of the course

This course includes: Face-to-face lectures; Discussions with students and debates on the discussed topics; Exercices; Attendance is not mandatory but strongly recommended.

Type of evaluation

Written and/or oral exam, of a duration usually between 60 and 80 minutes or, only for those attending the course, the development of a project