Information systems and communications

Informacijski sistemi in komunikacije

Course credits:

6.0 ECTS / 60 (30 hours of lectures, 30 hours of exercises, 0 hours of seminars, 0 hours other forms of work)

Course holder:

prof. dr. Andrej Mrvar


  • Tch. Asst. Dr. May Doušak






Second semester

Study degree

1. level

    Course execution:

  • Undergraduate Programme of Social Informatics

Short content

Definition of information systems; steps in development of information systems: design, analysis, development, testing, updating; automatization of development: methods for modelling information systems (Petri nets); scheduling a set of project activities (CPM, PERT); information systems for directors; scientific information systems (Cobiss, Wos, citations); decision support systems, one and multicriteria decision making, preference relation, utility function; decision making in groups. Internet of Things. Understanding computer architectures; communication equipment, seven levels of ISO/OSI architecture, architecture of TCP/IP protocol, comparing both protocols, secure protocols (ssh, ssl, https); cloud computing; data coding and protection, cryptography (Cesar's algorithm, symmetric algorithms, privat key, DES, asymmetric algorithms, algorithms with public key, RSA); communication channel, noisy channels, detecting and correcting errors (parity control, Hamming distance).

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Curriculum was last modified on: 12.05.2020