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Institute of Computer Science


Aptitude Test

The aim of the aptitude assessment procedure is to determine whether the applicant meets the increased requirements of the Master's programme eXtended Artificial Intelligence (XtAI) and is able to work scientifically and independently, especially with regard to participation in complex research and development projects. The aptitude assessment procedure consist of a written and an oral examination. The examination tests the applicant's competences in the following areas of XtAI: mathematicstheoretical computer sciencepractical computer science (algorithms and data structures, programming skills, software engineering) and technical computer science (computer systems and information transfer). 


Recommended literature for the preparation of aptitude tests

Literature Sources
Comprehensive Mathematics For Computer Scientists 1
Guerino Mazzola, Gérard Milmeister, Jody Weissmann
Mathematics For Computer Scientists 1
Comprehensive mathematics for computer scientists 2.
Guerino Mazzola, Gérard Milmeister, Jody Weissmann
Mathematics For Computer Scientists 2
Introduction to algorithms.
CORMEN, Thomas H., et al.
Introduction to algorithms,
Introduction to algorithms
Database Solutions. Pearson Education, 2004.
Connolly, Thomas M., and Carolyn E. Begg.
Database Solutions
Database System Concepts, 6th edition.
A. Silberschatz, H. F. Korth und S. Sudarshan, McGraw-Hill, 2010.
Database System Concepts,
Database System Concepts
Database Systems: An Introduction (English version)
Alfons Kemper, André Eickler
Human-computer interaction.
Dix, A. J., Finlay, J., and Abowd, G. D. (2004).
Pearson Prentice-Hall, Harlow [u.a.], 3. ed. edition
Human-computer interaction
Designing the User Interface (4th Edition).
Shneiderman, B. and Plaisant, C. (2004).
Pearson Addison Wesley.