Information Technology I helps students understand technical concepts underlying current and future developments in information technology.
There will be a special emphasis on networks and distributed computing. Students will also gain some hands-on exposure to powerful, high-level tools for making computers do amazing things, without the need for conventional programming languages. Since 15.564 is an introductory course, no knowledge of how computers work or are programmed is assumed.
- Computer Representations; Compression Unlimited
- Operating Systems Unlimited
- Relational Databases; Database Queries Using SQL Unlimited
- An Introduction to Microsoft Access Unlimited
- Relational Database Design Unlimited
- Introduction to User Interface Building with Access Examples Unlimited
- Telecommunication Concepts; Data Transmission Unlimited
- Local Area Networks; Ethernet; Packet-switched Networks Unlimited
- Wide Area Networks; The Internet Unlimited
- Wireless Network Technologies Unlimited
- Under the Hood of a Commercial Web Site Unlimited
- Data Mining, Data Warehousing Unlimited
- Software Agents Unlimited
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