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Course INF-02-22-K-2

Computer Science and Society (2V, 3.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K 3.0 CP 62 h
2 V Lecture and case studies 28 h
(2V) 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h

Basedata

SWS 2V
CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [2] Bachelor (Fundamentals)
Language [DE] German
Lecturers
Area of study [INF-PFL] Mandatory Modules
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Possible Study achievement

  • Verification of study performance: proof of successful participation in the exercise classes (ungraded)
  • Examination number (Study achievement): 60222 ("Informatik und Gesellschaft")
  • Details of the examination (type, duration, criteria) will be announced at the beginning of the course.
    Successful participation in some exercises of the lecture "Introduction to Socioinformatics"

Possible Study achievement

  • Verification of study performance: homework or oral examination
    Essay on the data protection part.

Contents

  • Basic concepts in the areas of data protection, intellectual property (UrhG, PatG) / Open Culture, computer criminal law, liability
  • Interactions between information technology and society in the past and present, opportunities and risks
  • Professional ethics in information technology and responsible action in dealing with information technology systems

Literature

  • M. Dusseldorp, R. Beecroft (Hg.): Technikfolgen abschätzen lehren. Bildungspotenziale transdisziplinärer Methoden; Wiesbaden, 2012.
  • J. Friedrich und andere: Informatik und Gesellschaft, Spektrum, 1994.
  • I. Geis und M. Helfrich, Datenschutzrecht, 8. Aufl. München: dtv Verlagsgesellschaft, 2012.
  • A. Grunwald: Technikfolgenabschätzung; Berlin, 2010.
  • M. Kelly und J. Bielby, Information Cultures in the Digital Age: A Festschrift in Honor of Rafael Capurro, 1st ed. 2016. New York, NY: Springer VS, 2016.
  • C. Könneker: Unsere digitale Zukunft: In welcher Welt wollen wir leben? Springer, 2017.
  • C. Kucklick: Die granulare Gesellschaft: Wie das Digitale unsere Wirklichkeit auflöst. Berlin: Ullstein Taschenbuch, 2016.
  • M. Noorman, "Computing and Moral Responsibility", in The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Winter 2016., E. N. Zalta, Hrsg. Metaphysics Research Lab, Stanford University, 2016.
  • G. Stamatellos: Computer Ethics. A global perspective, Sudbury, 2007.
  • J. Sullins, "Information Technology and Moral Values", in The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Spring 2016., E. N. Zalta, Hrsg. Metaphysics Research Lab, Stanford University, 2016.
  • R. Thomason, "Logic and Artificial Intelligence", in The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Winter 2016., E. N. Zalta, Hrsg. Metaphysics Research Lab, Stanford University, 2016.
  • J. Weizenbaum: Macht der Computer - Ohnmacht der Vernunft, 2000.
  • R. V. Yampolskiy, Artificial Superintelligence: A Futuristic Approach, 2015 edition. Boca Raton: Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2015.

Requirements for attendance (informal)

None

Requirements for attendance (formal)

None

References to Course [INF-02-22-K-2]

Module Name Context
[INF-02-22-M-2] Computer Science and Society P: Obligatory 2V, 3.0 LP
[INF-82-57ITI-M-2] Economic and social aspects of Computer Science P: Obligatory 2V, 3.0 LP
[INF-82-57-M-2] Computer Science and Society P: Obligatory 2V, 3.0 LP
[SO-16-2108-M-6] Digital Politics P: Obligatory in Obligatory-Modulteil #A (Informatics and Society) 2V, 3.0 LP