Principles of Database Systems (CS 380)
Lecture, Discussion, Presentations and Group Work Session:
Alden 101, Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Friday, 2:30 pm – 4:20 pm
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 10:00 am – 11:00 am (10 minute time slots)
Tuesday: 2:30pm – 4pm (15 minute time slots)
Thursday: 1:30pm – 3pm (15 minute time slots)
Appointments:Schedule an appointment with me using the Google calendar
Tentative Chapter Schedule:Planning your time.
Textbook:"Database Systems Concepts", Sixth Edition. Avi Silberschatz, Henry F. Korth, and S. Sudarshan. Sixth Edition, 2011.
The description of the course:
A study of the design and implementation issues in database management systems. Topics include data models, logical/physical database design, data access/search techniques, normalization theory, mappings from logical to physical structures, storage, and utilization. Additional topics include database reorganization, migration, database integrity, consistency, privacy and secu- rity, distributed database systems, architecture of knowledge-based systems, and intelligent query interfaces. One laboratory per week. Prerequisite: Computer Science 112. Offered in alternate years. Distribution Requirements: QR, SP.