Kuwait University
College of Life Sciences

Information Science Department

Laboratory

Departmental Computing Facilities:

The Department of Information Science has four PC networks labs. These labs are utilized for courses scheduled, being a part of the course credit. All labs have printing, data show and internet access facilities. Each lab is equipped with 25 PCs. The hardware specifications of the labs are given below in Table 1:

Table 1: Department of Information Science Computing Facilities
Sl No Lab location Number of Machines OS Name Processor RAM
1. 228 25 Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU @ 2.93GHz, 2927 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s) 8.00 GB
2. 230 25 Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU @ 2.93GHz, 2927 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s) 8.00 GB
3. 232 25 Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU @ 2.93GHz, 2927 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s) 8.00 GB
4. 234 25 Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU @ 2.93GHz, 2927 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s) 8.00 GB
 

The ISC labs (230, 228, 232 & 234) are loaded with software used in instruction of particular ISC courses as summarized in the following table:

Table 2: Information Science Course labs and required software
Course No. Course Name Software Used
ISC 100 Fundamentals of Computers MS Office 2016
CLS 109 Statistics SPSS
Minitab
RStudio
ISC 115 Computing Foundations MS Visual Studio
Dev C++
ISC 210 Computational Methods Matlab
ISC 240 Programming & Problem Solving JCreator
Eclipse Classic
ISC 241 Data Structures JCreator Pro
Eclipse Classic
CLS 253 Technical Writing MS Office
ISC 321 Database Systems I Oracle Developer Suite
Toad
ISC 331 IS Theory & Practice MS Project
MS Visio
Visual Paradigm for UML
ISC 340 Web Programming MS Visual Studio
Atom
ISC 350 Networks & Telecommunication Boson NetSim
Wireshark
ISC 353 Computer Security JCreator
MS Visual Studio
ISC 357 Operating Systems Ubuntu
Putty
ISC 363 Computer Organization SRC
MS Visio
ETM 450   Weka
ArcMap
ISC 471 Interactive 3D Graphics Modeling 3D MAX
ISC 480 IS Development MS Project
StarUML
Visual Paradigm for UML
ISC 499 Capstone Project StarUML