Course syllabus

Datorer och datoranvändning
Computer Introduction

EDAA60, 3 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2020/21
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2020-03-30

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: D1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


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 on the program for Computer Science and Engineering..

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Practical use of computers, computer history, the parts of a computer and how a computer works, low-level programming; data representation; typesetting with LaTeX; introduction to Matlab.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: To qualify for a passing grade, the students must have completed the compulsory laboratory exercises.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: EDA070

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Roger Henriksson,
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