Universit├Ąt Wien FIND

270069 VO Basics of Informatics for Chemistry and Biology (2020W)

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 15 participants
Language: German

Examination dates



Lectures will be held online via BigBlueButton.

Lectures will be held every second Fridays 11:30am-1pm
First lecture on Friday, October 2


Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction to the basic concepts of computer science, such as algorithms and
complexity analysis, with emphasis on algorithms relevant for Chemistry and
Biology such as string search and graph algorithms.
Concept of algorithm and data types. Complexity analysis of algorithms;
NP-completeness and computability; search methods and heuristics.
Course material: Lecture notes

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral exam.
Due to the COVID situation exams will be held online via BigBlueButton.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Familiarity with basic computer science concepts.

Examination topics

All lecture content

Reading list

Slides and course materials will be made available via moodle.

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Th 07.01.2021 19:10