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After the course you understand the role of conceptual modeling in managing data, and know the commonly used database modeling and querying languages. You can design simple databases and write queries.
Schedule: 03.09.2020 - 03.09.2020
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Nitin Sawhney
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Teaching language: English
Languages of study attainment: English
CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD
Basic concepts and methods in database systems. Relational databases: relational algebra, UML-design, Basic concepts and methods in database systems. Relational databases: relational algebra, UML-design, normalization and SQL.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Final examination and programming assignments.
Lectures 24h, teaching in small groups 12h, project work 45h, independent work 47h.
Ullman, Widom: A First Course in Database Systems, Third Edition. Pearson.
CS-A1110 Programming 1 or CS-A1111/CS-A1113 Basic Course in Programming Y1.