UIMOIBP005 Introduction to Computer Science and Computational Technology

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Ing. Petr Sosík, Dr. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Petr Sosík, Dr.
Institute of Computer Science - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Tue 9:45–11:20 B1
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim is to provide students with an overview of contemporary computer science, its history, its position in science and society, solved and still unsolved problems and estimation of future development. Today's informatics consists of a number of disciplines; We will show how the problems encountered by the development of informatics have initiated their emergence, what solutions have been reached in the field of technology, software and the theory on which informatics is based. We will not forget about new trends, such as the application and use of artificial intelligence, new technologies developing in computer science (nature-inspired computing, quantum computers, parallel architectures, cloudy, the Internet of Things, etc.). At the end of the course, students will be acquainted with valid laws in the Czech Republic in relation to information and communication technologies.
Learning outcomes
Learning outcomes of the course will be the ability of students to orientate themselves in individual fields of informatics and computer technology with a future perspective.
  • 1. A brief history of Computer Science
  • 2. Working with data on a digital computer
  • 3. Computer Hardware
  • 4. Computer software
  • 5. Programming languages
  • 6. Overview of computer science disciplines
  • 7. Introduction to computer networks and the Internet
  • 8. Legislation in the field of IT in the Czech Republic
  • 9. How to write a professional work
    required literature
  • Sosík, P., Chmelařová, M. Úvod do informatiky a výpočetní techniky. Slezská univerzita, Opava, 2017. info
    recommended literature
  • Zákon č. 181/2014 Sb. o kybernetické bezpečnosti. 2014 [cit. 2015-12-01]. Dostupné z http://aplikace.mvcr.cz/sbirka-zakonu/ViewFile.aspx?type=c&id=6688
  • Autorský zákon č. 121/2000 Sb., 2001 [cit. 2015-12-01]. Dostupné z http://zakony.centrum.cz/autorsky-zakon
  • Kelemen, J. Myslenie a stroj. Bratislava: Kalligram, 2010. info
  • Dembowski, K. Mistrovství v hardware. Praha: Computer Press, 2009. info
Teaching methods
Interactive lecture
Lecture with a video analysis
Assessment methods
an active approach to the study research have given at lectures, submission of semestral work written exam
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
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