Course: Primer in Computer Science 1

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Course title Primer in Computer Science 1
Course code KMI/INFP1
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Trnečka Martin, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Trnečková Markéta, Mgr.
  • Kühr Tomáš, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Macko Juraj, PhDr.
  • Vychodil Vilém, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Osička Petr, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Outrata Jan, doc. Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Kolařík Miroslav, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Krupka Michal, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The primer in computer science is an orientation course for computer science students.The course is covered during the first week of the fall semester. After taking the primer, students should be theoretically prepared to study at the university. <ul> <li>Introduction to local and wide area networks. Data transmission. TCP/IP protocols and their architecture. IP addresses and ports. TCP and UDP protocols. Basic network services: DNS, domain names, time synchronization, electronic mail, ciphering and transport privacy, remote login services, data transfer services, communication and information services.</li> <li>Introduction to UNIX and Linux. Basic principles, file system, system of processes, introduction to shell, text processing, X Window System.</li> <li>Introduction to MS Windows and working in the heterogeneous environment. Introduction to the NT systems and their descendants: file system, process management. Local network environment: file servers, electronic mail, WWW, remote access to computers, wireless networking.</li> <li>Network using policy: policies of the university and the CS department.</li> <li>Organization of the studies at the university. Structure of the university, faculty of science, and the CS department. Credit system.</li> </ul>

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Laboratory Work
Learning outcomes
The primer aims at typical user problems in the heterogeneous network environment of our university, an elementary introduction to operating systems, and an introduction to the organization and structure of the university, including the requirements on students to obtain a degree.
2. Comprehension Get to know the system of study at KI UP and be able to use KI UP computer network.
Ability to use PC as a common user.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam

Credit: Written test verifying student's ability to use computer networks and operating systems (mainly unix-like).
Recommended literature
  • Bourne S. R. (1982). The UNIX System. Addison Wesley Longman, Inc.
  • Kernighan B. W., Pike R. (1984). The UNIX Programming Environment. Prentice Hall Software Series.
  • Kopka M. (1996). Počítačové sítě. TR-CS-96-04. Katedra informatiky, UP Olomouc.
  • Skočovský L. (1993). Principy a problémy operačního systému UNIX. Science, Veletiny.
  • Vychodil V. (2003). Linux: Příručka českého uživatele. Computer Press, Brno.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester