COMPUTER SCIENCE FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE

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COMPUTER SCIENCE FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE
Teaching
COMPUTER SCIENCE FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE
Subject area
ING-INF/05
Degree course
DIGITAL HUMANITIES
Course type
Laurea Magistrale
Credits
6.0
Teaching hours
Ore Attività frontale: 42.0
Academic year
2020/2021
Year taught
2020/2021
Course year
1
Language
INGLESE
Subject matter
COMUNE/GENERICO
Professor
TOMMASI Francesco

Course description

Familiarity with computers (at least at ECDL level)

- What is an operating system

 

- The UNIX operating system

 

- The shell and the Command Line Interface

 

- Useful UNIX commands and utilities

 

- Scripting languages and their use

 

- Text encoding – Unicode, UTF8 and related tools

 

- File formats: description and manipulation (text, image, audio, video)

 

- Network basics and main network tools

 

- Computer security – digital objects integrity and authenticity

 

The course aims at providing the students coming from the humanities with the basics of Computer Science. The course is based on UNIX®, because of the popularity of such operating system among professionals.

The course is strongly oriented towards a hands-on mehodology.

Writing a bash script aimed at solving a given problem in a given time.

- What is an operating system

 

- The UNIX operating system

 

- The shell and the Command Line Interface

 

- Useful UNIX commands and utilities

 

- Scripting languages and their use

 

- Text encoding – Unicode, UTF8 and related tools

 

- File formats: description and manipulation (text, image, audio, video)

 

- Network basics and main network tools

 

- Computer security – digital objects integrity and authenticity

Textbook:

All needed reference material is composed, organized and constantly updated by the teacher. The material is made available to students through the course moodle site.

 

Additional, useful references:

 

- Peek, Todino, Strang, Learning the Unix Operating System, 5th ed. O'Reilly 2001, ISBN 978-0596002619:

- Newham, Learning the bash Shell, 3rd ed., O'Reilly 2005 ISBN 978-0596009656

- Cooper, Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide, http://tldp.org/LDP/abs/html/

- Silberschatz, Galvin, Gagne - Operating System Concepts - Wiley - 9th ed. (2013) - ISBN 978-1118063330

Semester
Primo Semestre (dal 21/09/2020 al 15/01/2021)

Exam type
Obbligatorio

Type of assessment
Orale - Voto Finale

Course timetable
https://easyroom.unisalento.it/Orario

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