- ECTS credits10
- Teaching semesterAutumn
- Course codeINF220
- Number of semesters1
Level of Study
Objectives and Content
The course introduces methods for software specification, with a focus on abstraction in the software process.
The students shall be able to
- define the main concepts in the specification theory,
- prove the most important theorems,
- apply algebraic methods in the specification of APIs (application programming interfaces), and
- validate such specifications.
Required Previous Knowledge
At least 60 ECTS in computer science, preferably including some mathematics
Recommended Previous Knowledge
INF121 Programming paradigms / INF122 Functional programming
Credit Reduction due to Course Overlap
Access to the Course
Access to the course requires admission to a programme of study at The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Teaching and learning methods
Up to 6 hours each week in 13 weeks with lectures and organised laboratory assignments. In addition individual and team exercises and self studies, for a total of 270 study hours.
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
Compulsory assignments are valid two semesters, the semester of the approval and the following semester.
Forms of Assessment
Written exam. It is opportunity for grades on exercises, which can be included in the final grade. If less than 20 students are taking the course, it can be oral exam.
No aids allowed.
Examination Support Material
None if the exam is oral.
Eclipse and related course ware (plugins, library) if written exam.
The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.
I220: 10 ECTS
Examination both spring semester and autumn semester. In semesters without teaching the examination will be arranged at the beginning of the semester.
The reading list will be available within June 1st for the autumn semester and January 1st for the spring semester
The course will be evaluated by the students in accordance with the quality assurance system at UiB and the department.
The Programme Committee is responsible for the content, structure and quality of the study programme and courses.
Course coordinator and administrative contact person can be found on Mitt UiB, or contact Student adviser
The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences represented by the Department of Informatics is the course administrator for the course and study programme.
mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Student adviser
T: 55 58 42 00