155-0500/01 – Informatics A (INF A)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Applied InformaticsCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Milena Tvrdíková, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Dušan Marček, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2006/2007Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
NOV21 Ing. Vítězslav Novák, Ph.D.
ROZ01 Ing. Petr Rozehnal, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 1+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- get basic information wich are necessary by working with PC - be able to describe basic PC structure - be able to characterize the function of individual PC components - be able to acquire pogram tools wich is normally used by work of user - obtain information about the functioning of communication networks - explain the principles of the Internet - use the Internet to obtain information

Teaching methods



The aim is to consolidate students' knowledge in the field of personal informatics. Students should understand the structure of computer equipment (hardware and software), the operation of computer networks (LAN and WAN) and be able to use the services of the Internet.

Compulsory literature:

White, Ron. How Computers Work. 9 ed. Indianopolis: QUE Publishing. 2008. 452 s. ISBN 978-0-7897-3613-0. Hicks, J. O.: Management Information Systems. 3rd edit., St.Paul, West Publ. Company 1993

Recommended literature:

Tanenbaum, Andrew. Computer Networks. 4th ed. Prentice Hall PTR, 2003. ISBN 0-13-038488-7 MINASI, Mark. The Complete PC Upgrade and maintance Guide – 16. edition. San Francisco: Sybex Inc., 2005, 872 s. ISBN 0-7821-4431-4

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Basic knowledge of ICT.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to Computer Science - Basic concepts, business informatics, status and use of ICT in organizations. The structure of the personal computer - the concept and classification of computers, the structure and function of computers. 2. Hardware - PC components, purpose and function. 3. Software - software in the context of the implementation of hardware. 4. Software - software development, classification software. 5. Computer networks - basic networking concepts, principles of computer networks, layered models. 6. Networks - the basics of local networks, access networks. 7. Internet and its services - Internet protocols. 8. Internet and its services - advanced search on the Internet, search engines. Text editor - advanced document management. Spreadsheet.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
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Exercises evaluation Credit 85  0
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