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252-0027-00L  Introduction to Programming

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersT. Gross
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman

Catalogue data

AbstractIntroduction to fundamental concepts of modern programming and operational skills for developing high-quality programs, including large programs as in industry. The course introduces software engineering principles with an object-oriented approach based.
ObjectiveMany people can write programs. The "Introduction to Programming" course goes beyond that basic goal: it teaches the fundamental concepts and skills necessary to perform programming at a professional level. As a result of successfully completing the course, students master the fundamental control structures, data structures, reasoning patterns and programming language mechanisms characterizing modern programming, as well as the fundamental rules of producing high-quality software. They have the necessary programming background for later courses introducing programming skills in specialized application areas.
ContentBasics of object-oriented programming. Objects and classes. Pre- and postconditions, class invariants, Design by Contract. Fundamental control structures. Assignment and References. Basic hardware concepts. Fundamental data structures and algorithms. Recursion. Inheritance and interfaces, introduction to event-driven design and concurrent programming. Basic concepts of Software Engineering such as the software process, specification and documentation, reuse and quality assurance.
Lecture notesThe lecture slides are available for download on the course page.
LiteratureSee the course page for up-to-date information.
Prerequisites / NoticeThere are no special prerequisites. Students are expected to enroll in the other courses offered to first-year students of computer science.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Programme in Computer Science 2016; Version 25.02.2020 (First Year Examination Block 1)
Bachelor's Programme in Interdisciplinary Sciences 2018 (Examination Block)
ECTS credits7 credits
ExaminersT. Gross
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 180 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationWährend des Semesters können durch aktive Mitarbeit Bonuspunkte erarbeitet werden. Die Veranstaltung bietet als "Leistungselement" (im Sinne der WEISUNG: Anwendung von Leistungselementen in der Lehre vom 22.12.2017) Lernelemente an.
Die Lernelemente sind Bonusaufgaben und klar markierter Teil der wöchentlichen Aufgabensammlung. In maximal 12 Wochen wird es Bonusaufgaben geben. Die beiden schlechtesten Wochen werden nicht gewertet. Die erworbenen Punkte verbessern das Ergebnis der schriftlichen Prüfung um maximal 0.25 Notenpunkte.

Unehrliches Verhalten bei der Bearbeitung der Lernelemente (z.B., Kopieren der Lösungen von Kommilitonen oder anderen Quellen, zur Verfügung stellen der eigenen Lösungen zum Kopieren) haben ernste Konsequenzen inklusive der Aberkennung aller Bonuspunkte dieser Veranstaltung.
Written aidsWörterbuch.
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

Main linkInformation
Additional linksVorlesungswebseite
Only public learning materials are listed.


252-0027-00 VEinführung in die Programmierung
Vorlesung im ML D 28 mit Videoübertragung im ML E 12
4 hrs
Tue10-12ML D 28 »
10-12ML E 12 »
Fri08-10ML D 28 »
08-10ML E 12 »
T. Gross
252-0027-00 UEinführung in die Programmierung2 hrs
Tue13-15CAB G 57 »
13-15HG E 33.5 »
13-15IFW C 31 »
13-15IFW C 35 »
13-15IFW D 42 »
13-15LFW E 13 »
13-15ML H 34.3 »
13-15NO E 11 »
13-15NO E 39 »
Wed08-10CHN G 22 »
08-10CLA E 4 »
08-10HG D 3.1 »
08-10HG D 3.3 »
08-10HG D 5.1 »
08-10HG D 5.3 »
08-10HG G 26.5 »
15-17CHN G 42 »
15-17HG G 26.5 »
15-17IFW A 34 »
15-17IFW C 33 »
15-17IFW C 35 »
15-17IFW D 42 »
15-17ML F 40 »
T. Gross


No information on groups available.


There are no additional restrictions for the registration.

Offered in

Computer Science BachelorFirst Year Examination Block 1OInformation
Interdisciplinary Sciences BachelorElectivesWInformation