Humanistic informatics laboratory (2015/2016)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Stefano Minozzi
Stefano Minozzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Other available courses
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
Semestrino IIA, Semestrino IIB
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Lesson timetable

Semestrino IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Friday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Semestrino IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Friday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  

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.


- 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
- Impacts of digital literacy on textual perception

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

Assessment methods and criteria

Students who attended the lessons:
viva voce about the subjects of the lessons

Students who were unable to attend to the lessons:
Test (multiple choiche on subjects from the reference manual)