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Object-oriented Programming
(dt. Objektorientierte Programmierung)

Level, degree of commitment in original study programme Basic module, required module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (4 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS),
270 hours (90 h attendance, 180 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
9 CP
Course requirement: Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the points from the weekly exercises as well as at least 2 presentations of the tasks.
Examination type: Written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for study course B.Sc. Computer Sciences.
Original study programme B.Sc. Informatik / Informatik Basismodule
One semester,
each winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. H.-Peter Gumm, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Seeger


  • Algorithms and control structures
  • Programming language description and extension
  • Objects and Classes
  • Inheritance and polymorphism
  • Recursion and inductive data ranges
  • Interfaces and abstract classes
  • IO and exceptions
  • Assertions and invariants
  • Program verification bythe Hoare calculus
  • GUI programming, human-machine interaction

Qualification Goals

  • Learning an object-oriented programming language,
  • Knowledge of techniques and tools for program development,
  • Knowledge of imperative, object-oriented and recursive programming,
  • Knowledge in testing and verification of programs,
  • Competences in the field of human-machine interaction,
  • Practice of scientific working methods (recognition, formulation, solving problems, training of abstraction skills),
  • Training of oral communication skills in the exercises by practicing free speech in front of an audience and during discussion.



Recommended Reading

  • H.P. Gumm, M. Sommer: Einführung in die Informatik, 10. Aufl. Oldenbourg Verlag, 2009
  • Walter J. Savitch: Absolute Java, 4. Auflage; PrenticeHall 2009
  • Y.D.Liang: Introduction to Java Programming. Prentice Hall, 2009
  • M.Odersky, L.Spoon, B.Venners: Programming in Scala. Artima, 2009.

Please note:

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