Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)
COMPUTER INTRODUCTIONEDA070

Higher education credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: D1. Course coordinator: Per Holm, Per.Holm@cs.lth.se, Inst f datavetenskap. Assessment: To qualify for a passing grade, the students must have completed the compulsory laboratory exercises. Home page: http://www.cs.lth.se/EDA070.

Aim
Computer science and engineering is a broad area where many techniques and tools are used. The course gives the students an opportunity to use some of them, especially those that are used later during their studies.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Contents
Practical use of computers, operating systems; computer history, the parts of a computer and how a computer works, low-level programming; typesetting with LaTeX; Internet and the WWW; introduction to Matlab.

Literature
Course material provided by the department.