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School of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
SCIENCE AND CULTURE OF GASTRONOMY AND CATERING
Course unit
MATEMATICS AND APPLIED INFORMATICS
AVP7077917, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
SCIENCE AND CULTURE OF GASTRONOMY AND CATERING (Ord. 2017)
IF0365, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2018/19
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Number of ECTS credits allocated
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination MATEMATICS AND APPLIED INFORMATICS
Website of the academic structure http://www.agrariamedicinaveterinaria.unipd.it/
Department of reference Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and the Environment
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch LEGNARO (PD)
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge MAURO PENASA AGR/17

Modules of the integrated course unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
AVP7077919 APPLIED INFORMATICS MAURO PENASA
AVP7077918 MATHEMATICS SARA DI RUZZA

Course unit organization
Period  
Year  
Teaching method frontal

Calendar
Start of activities 01/10/2018
End of activities 18/01/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
3 Commissione a.a. 2019/20 01/12/2019 30/11/2020 PENASA MAURO (Presidente)
DI RUZZA SARA (Membro Effettivo)
CASSANDRO MARTINO (Supplente)
DE MARCHI MASSIMO (Supplente)
GUZZO MASSIMILIANO (Supplente)
MONTANARO ADRIANO (Supplente)
2 Commissione a.a. 2018/19 01/12/2018 30/11/2019 PENASA MAURO (Presidente)
DI RUZZA SARA (Membro Effettivo)
CASSANDRO MARTINO (Supplente)
DE MARCHI MASSIMO (Supplente)
GUZZO MASSIMILIANO (Supplente)
MONTANARO ADRIANO (Supplente)
1 Commissione a.a. 2017/18 01/12/2017 30/11/2018 PENASA MAURO (Presidente)
MONTANARO ADRIANO (Membro Effettivo)
CASSANDRO MARTINO (Supplente)
DE MARCHI MASSIMO (Supplente)
GUZZO MASSIMILIANO (Supplente)
ZANARDO PAOLO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Knowledges of elementary algebra (common denominator, algebraic expressions, simplification), simple and quadratic equations, and simple inequalities are prerequisites of the Mathematics and Applied Informatics course.
Target skills and knowledge: On successful completion of the course a student will be able to:

MATHEMATICS
1) understand the basic concepts of mathematical analysis in a real variable;
2) carry out a study of a function in one variable;
3) understand the basic elements of integral calculus;
4) identify maxima and minima of a function in two variables.

APPLIED INFORMATICS
1) use the exploratory data analysis to summarize real/experimental information;
2) interpret the results of statistical analysis, also in terms of biological meaning;
3) use the main features of a spreadsheet (Excel) to manage and analyse the data, and of PowerPoint to present the results using, for example, tables and figures.
Examination methods: The successful completion of the Mathematics and Applied Informatics course is achieved after:
- completion of a written exam for the Mathematics module;
- completion of a written exam for the Applied Informatics module.

Both the Mathematics and Applied Informatics examinations are based on questions and exercises. In order to provide the student with the opportunity to measure his/her preparation level, an optional mid-semester test will be scheduled. The date of the test is planned in agreement with lecturers holding courses in the first semester of the firs year. A positive outcome of the test does not exempt the student from the final exam. Examples of mid-semester tests and final exams used in previous academic years will be provided.

Lecturers of the course will assess the two modules and the final score will be the arithmetic mean of the outcomes of the two modules.
Assessment criteria: Assessment criteria to check the preparation of the student are:
1) knowledge of topics presented during classes;
2) ability of using the appropriate terminology;
3) ability of using the appropriate tools and methodologies to solve specific problems.