Humanistic informatics laboratory (2009/2010)

Course code
4S02196
Name of lecturer
Stefano Minozzi
Coordinator
Stefano Minozzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Other available courses
Academic sector
- - -
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre dal Feb 22, 2010 al Jun 5, 2010.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The lessons will explain the teorethical and methodological basis of Humanities Computing, a science which, by means of the methods belonging to Computer Science, studies the structures of representation of the knowledge peculiar to the Humanities, the data-models and the implemetation of procedures belonging to such kind of data.

Syllabus

Contents of the lessons:
- Elements of theory of Information
- Elaboration of the information: procedures and languages
- Sharing the information: systems of data storage and databases
- The digital text: texts, hypertexts and hypermedia
- Models for the computational analysis of digital texts
- Dealing with semantics data: models, architectures, languages

Reference manual:
- F. Tomasi, Metodologie informatiche e discipline umanistiche, Carocci, Roma 2008

Additional bibliography, for students seeking further background reading:
- T. Orlandi, Informatica umanistica, La Nuova Italia Scientifica (ora Carocci), Roma 1990
- T. Numerico, D. Fiormonte, F. Tomasi, L'umanista digitale, Il Mulino, Bologna 2010
- La sezione di Informatica Umanistica della rivista elettronica "Griseldaonline"
<http://www.griseldaonline.it/informatica>

WARNING: the students who can't attend at least 1/3 of the lessons must write a paper on a subject chosen with the teacher. The paper must be submitted at least four days before the exam via e-mail.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Francesca Tomasi Metodologie informatiche e discipline umanistiche (Edizione 1) Carocci 2008 9788843043033

Assessment methods and criteria

Students who attended the lessons:
Test (multiple choiche)

Students who were unable to attend to the lessons:
Paper and Test (multiple choiche)

Deadline for paper submission: four days before the exam. The paper must be submitted via e-mail.