Subject Title: INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Subject Description:This course presents the basics of data and information, acquiring graphical data , data Storage,
Computer software ,Computer networks, Data organization.
Goal:To enable the students to learn the basic types of data, image compression fundamentals,memory cell, CPU
Objectives:On successful completion of the course the students should have:
Understood the concepts of data and information.
Understood the concepts of data storage, Software, Hardware and Internet.
Data and Information : Types of data, simple model of a computer – Desktop computer.Acquisition of numbers and textual data : Introduction – Input units – Internal representation of numeric data, representation of characters in computers – Error detecting codes.
Acquiring graphical data : Introduction – Acquisition of textual data, pictures – Storage format for pictures – Image compression fundamentals – Image acquisition with digital camera.
Acquiring audio data – Acquisition of video – Processing multimedia data – Processing and displaying textual data.
Data Storage : Introduction – Memory cell – RAM, ROM, Floppy Disk Drive, CDROM, Archival Memory – Central Processing Unit - Output Devices.
Computer software – Computer networks – Data organization.
Some Internet Applications – Email – WWW – Information Browsing Service –Information Retrieved from World Wide Web – Audio on Internet – Business Information
System : Introduction – Types of information needed by organization – Why should we usecomputer in business – Design of operational information system – System life cycle – Computersystems for transaction processing.
1. V. Rajaraman "Introduction to Info rmation Technology", Prentice Hall of India, 2003.
2. Ajoy Kumar Ray & Tinku Acharya, "Information Technology – Principles and Applications ", Prentice Hall of India, 2004.
3. Research and Development Wing, ITL Education, "IT Tools and Applications",Macmillan India Ltd., 2004.
4. S.K. Sarkar & A.K. Gupta, "Elements of C omputer Science", S. Chand & Co., 2002.
Question Paper Pattern,Marks and duration of Exam
Section A : 10 x 1 = 10 (2 Objective Questions from each Unit)
Section B : 5 x 5 = 25 (Either or Type, One Qu estion from each Unit)
Section C : 5 x 8 = 40 (Either or Type, One Qu estion from each Unit)
Total marks : 75, Passing Minumum : 38, Exam Duration: 3 Hours.
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