Course Description | Lars Fredrik Fjaera

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.

Learning Outcomes

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

Form of Assessment

Project work. Pass/fail.