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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Advanced Chemical Informatics - M143001
Title: Pokročilá chemická informatika
Guaranteed by: Department of Informatics and Chemistry (143)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/3, MC [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Jirát Jiří Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : N143014
Examination dates   Schedule   
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
During this course students learn and train advanced features of the most important chemistry and scientific databases; should acquire core knowledge of intellectual property rights and basics of scientific writing rules.
Last update: Hladíková Jana (04.01.2018)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

Master advanced search techniques in chemical structure and reaction databases. Create complex queries in textual scholarly databases

Create basic habits for continuous research work and for research manuscript preparation (diploma thesis)

Master the techniques of scientific writing - follow typography rules of scholarly publications (typesetting math and chemical texts, language, chemical nomenclature)

Have insights into intellectual property protection: copyright, patents, trademarks etc.

Last update: Hladíková Jana (04.01.2018)
Literature -

R:Julakova, E., Rovnice, jednotky a veličiny - jak s nimi? Chem Listy 2005, 99 (4), 250-257.

A:Coghill, A. M.; Garson, L. R.; American Chemical Society, The ACS style guide : effective communication of scientific information. 3rd ed.; Amer. Chemical Soc.: Washington, 2006; p xiv, 430, 978-0-8412-3999-9.

A:International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; Cohen, R., Quantities, units and symbols in physical chemistry. 3nd ed.; Royal Soc. of Chemistry: Cambridge, 2007, 978-0-85404-433-7.

A:McNaught, A. D.; Wilkinson, A.; Jenkins, A.; Nic, M.; Jirat, J.; Kosata, B., IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology - the Gold Book.

Last update: Svozil Daniel (29.10.2018)
Learning resources -

Last update: Hladíková Jana (04.01.2018)
Teaching methods - Czech

Přednášky ukazující pokročilejší využívání odborných chemických databází, práci s literaturou a zásady tvorby technické a odborné literatury. Současně samostatná práce studentů na projektu.

Last update: Hladíková Jana (04.01.2018)
Requirements to the exam - Czech


  • 50 % písemka
  • 50 % samostatný projekt

Last update: Hladíková Jana (04.01.2018)
Syllabus -

1. Terminology used in on-line systems. Logic. Proximity operators. Use in selected databases

2. SciFinder

3. Representation of chemical structures, formats, graph theory

4. Structure and reaction searching in SciFinder and Reaxys I

5. Structure and reaction searching in SciFinder and Reaxys II

6. Registered IP (patents, utility models, trademarks, registered design)

7. Registered IP - databases: Espacenet, Czech Industrial Property Office databases

8. Scientific work. Work with scientific information. Open Access. Bibliographic databases

9. Literature research methods. Reference managers. Scientometry. How to write your diploma thesis

10. Advanced work with reference manager

11. Thesis - copyright, structure

12. Typesetting: equations, units, chemical nomenclature. Typesetting tables, figures, lists, texts

13. Typesetting scientific texts

14. Assessment test

Last update: Jirát Jiří (29.10.2018)
Registration requirements -

Chemical Informatics

Last update: Hladíková Jana (04.01.2018)
Course completion requirements -

Combination of individual project and written test

Last update: Jirát Jiří (09.02.2018)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 0.5 14
Účast na seminářích 1.5 42
3 / 3 84 / 84
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Defense of an individual project 50
Examination test 50