20550 - Informatics System Design

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  • Teacher Andrea Omicini

  • Credits 6

  • SSD ING-INF/05

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Cesena

  • Degree Programme Second cycle degree programme (LS) in Computer Engineering (cod. 0650)

Academic Year 2009/2010

Learning outcomes

This course is meant to introduce the most advanced research issues in the areas of Informatics and ICT technologies. In this context, students are called to experiment by developing an individual project of their choice.

Course contents

Every year, the program of the course is defined by professors of the area of Informatics and Computer Engineering, and the like, presenting the most advanced and debated issues among their main research interests. Among the many issues made available to students, we find:

  • complex computational systems
  • selforganising systems
  • extension of programming languages, like Prolog e Java
  • technological implications of the society of knowledge
  • agent infrastructures
  • swarm intelligence
  • agent-oriented programming for SOA
  • cellular automata
  • computer graphics
  • computer vision

Teaching methods

Project development under professor's guidance.

Assessment methods

Discussion of an individual project.

Teaching tools

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Office hours

See the website of Andrea Omicini