2.19 P 19: Ethics and Law in Computer Science (INF-ER)

TeachingComponentRotaAttendanceSelfstudyECTS
seminar Seminar Ethics and Law in Computer Science WS, SS 30 h (2 SWS) 60 h 3 CP

3 credit points are awarded for this module. The attendance time is 2 hours a week. Including self-study, there are about 90 hours to be spent.

Type compulsory module with compulsory module components (INF-B-120, INF-B-150, INF-B-180-CL, INF-B-180-MA, INF-B-180-STAT),
elective module with compulsory module components (INF-LRS, MINF-B-180)
Usability This module is offered in the following programmes
INF-B-120: Bachelor Programme in Computer Science with 60-CP Minor Subject,
INF-B-150: Bachelor Programme in Computer Science with 30-CP Minor Subject,
INF-B-180-CL: Bachelor Programme in Computer Science plus Computer Linguistics,
INF-B-180-MA: Bachelor Programme in Computer Science plus Mathematics,
INF-B-180-STAT: Bachelor Programme in Computer Science plus Statistics,
INF-LRS: Teaching Realschule,
MINF-B-180: Bachelor Programme in Media Informatics
Admission Requirements none
Time during the study 4. Semester (INF-B-180-MA),
6. Semester (INF-B-180-STAT, INF-B-120, INF-B-150, INF-B-180-CL),
7. Semester (INF-LRS)
Duration The module comprises 1 semester.
Grading unmarked
Type of Examination Klausur (45-90 Minuten) oder m√ľndlich (15-30 Minuten) oder Hausarbeit (7000-14000 Zeichen)
Repeatability: arbitrary, Admission Requirements: none
Responsible for Module Programme Coordinator(INF-B-150)
Provider Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Teaching Lang. German
Source Bachelor Programme Computer Science (INF-B-150) Version(2014/12/18)

Contents

The seminar addresses among others ethical questions in the open-source community, general science, and the information society. Examples for legal questions in computer sience are copyright and license problems, legal questions regarding intellectual property and open-source software, exercises about data privacy, test and acceptance criteria as well as the interaction between contractual conditions, project management, and the project processes / process models of complex IT projects.

Qualification Aims

The students should become aware of ethical and legal questions in computer science.