Hasso-Plattner-Institut25 Jahre HPI
Hasso-Plattner-Institut25 Jahre HPI

Fundamentals of Programming for Digital Health (Wintersemester 2021/2022)

Dozent: Prof. Dr. Bert Arnrich (Digital Health - Connected Healthcare) , Berry Boessenkool (Digital Health - Connected Healthcare)

Allgemeine Information

  • Semesterwochenstunden: 4
  • ECTS: 6
  • Benotet: Ja
  • Einschreibefrist: 01.10.2021 - 22.10.2021
  • Lehrform: Lecture / Exercises / Tutorial
  • Belegungsart: Brückenmodul
  • Lehrsprache: Englisch

Studiengänge, Modulgruppen & Module

Digital Health MA


The course starts on Monday, 25 October with the first online video lecture

Introduces basic concepts of programming in R and Python for Digital Health and replace the second bullet point completely with:

Course topics include data structures, program control statements (conditional execution, loops, etc.), data input/output, analysis and visualization for R (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-13) and Python (2022-01-03 to 2022-02-14).

Grading is based on weekly graded exercises (40% of the grade) and midterm/final exams (each 30%).

The lectures on mondays are presented in online videos and accompanied by interactive programming exercises through CodeOcean. The tutorial sessions take place on thursdays (9:00-10:45) in G2.U.10-14 (Campus III, Digital Health Center, basement floor).

Please register at https://open.hpi.de/courses/hpi-dh-fprog2021/

Lern- und Lehrformen

Lecture / Exercises / Tutorial


Grading is based on

  • weekly graded exercises (40%)
  • midterm (30%)
  • final exams (30%).


The course starts on Monday, 25 October (online video lecture)

General times are

  • Mondays (lecture) 11am-12:30pm, virtually
  • Thursdays (excercises) 9:15 am-10:45am in presence in G.2.U.10-14 (Campus III, Basement)

For those on campus: If desired, room G2.2. U 10-14 (computer pool room in the basement) can be used in order not to follow the Monday lecture from home