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Introduction to Programming (2016 Autumn)

Organisation: UTU / Dept. of Information Technology

Credit Points: 6

Course code: BIOI2250

The course targets students with no prior programming experience. The students will acquire basic skills in algorithm design and programming, learning to write simple, practical programs in the Python programming language. The course is not suitable for students who do have prior programming experience and want to learn Python as an additional language.

Fundamental concepts such as variables, values, types, expressions, control structures, data structures, modularity and classes. Model problems and their typical algorithmic solutions with particular focus on bioinformatics.

Study materials: Lecture notes; Python documentation

9.9. – 13.12.2016


  1. Tue 13.9.–13.12. weekly at 14–16, 110C, Agora


  1. Fri 9.9.–9.12. weekly at 10–12, A252