An introduction to database management with focus on architecting databases and using them in applications. Topics to be covered include: data modeling with the Entity-Relationship model; the relational model and its formal languages; SQL and application programming and protocols; the theory of database design; object databases; and XML and Web data.
Thursday, 4:30-7:10 pm
Music/Theater Building 1006
Dr. Amihai Motro
Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 3:00-4:00 pm
To be announced
Two exams (a mid-term and a final) and about 7-8 homework assignments and
projects, most requiring computer work.
The final grade would be based on exams (75%) and homework assignments (25%).
The first book is required, the second is recommended.