Semester of Instruction
Objectives and Content
The course gives an introduction into computer science and on how to use the available IT-resources at the institute by taking examples from ongoing research activities. LINUX will be used as the development environment with C++ as the programming language; ROOT as a tool for data analysis will be introduced and basic methods of networking will be trained.
After taking the course, students should be able to
- explain central concepts of information technology
- use the available IT-resources for their master thesis
- use LINUX
- use ROOT as a tool for data analysis
- work with distributed computing environments
Required Previous Knowledge
Minimum 60 ECTS in physics.
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
Exercises and project work.
Forms of Assessment
Project work. Pass/fail.
Type of assessment: Approved assignment
- Withdrawal deadline