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degree courses
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School of Science
COMPUTER SCIENCE
Course unit
ADVANCED TOPICS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
SCP6076301, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
COMPUTER SCIENCE
SC1176, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ADVANCED TOPICS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
Website of the academic structure http://informatica.scienze.unipd.it/2017/laurea_magistrale
Department of reference Department of Mathematics
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA

Lecturers
No lecturer assigned to this course unit

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses INF/01 Computer Science 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Annual
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 40 110.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 15/06/2018

Syllabus
Prerequisites: No prerequisites.
Target skills and knowledge: Ability of dealing with advanced topics in computer science, possibly involving research questions. Ability of productively consulting scientific literature.
Examination methods: The student will deepen some chosen theme. A discussion in the form of a seminar or the development of a related project will then be used to asses to what extent the student masters the subject.
Assessment criteria: The exam assesses the ability of the student of dealing with advanced topics in computer science, which require the study of scientific articles and specialised literature.
Course unit contents: The course consists of series of lectures, illustrating advanced topics in computer science with the support of international experts.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Class lectures.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Papers and lecture notes provided by the instructor.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)