INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND NETWORKS

Academic year
2017/2018 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND NETWORKS
Course code
EM6043 (AF:257566 AR:149138)
Modality
On campus classes
ECTS credits
6
Degree level
Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code
INF/01
Period
4th Term
Course year
1
Where
VENEZIA
Moodle
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This course introduces the basic concepts of computer-based information systems, specifically, by addressing the issue of modeling and design of relational databases.
No previous knowledge is required
* Database Models
* Relational Algebra
* SQL Introduction
* Design Theory for Relations
* Entity/Relationship Model
Database Systems: The Complete Book (2nd Edition)
Hector Garcia-Molina, Jeffrey D. Ullman, Jennifer Widom
Prentice Hall
written
Class lectures
English
The exam consists of a written examination including 5 multiple choice questions ( 1 point each ), 5 short exercises with free answers ( 2 points each ) and an exercise requiring the student to design a basic database ( 15 points ).

The examination aims at verifying the understanding of theoretical concepts introduced during the course and the student's ability to analyze a set of analytical requirements and to translate them into an organized data structure.
  • Lecture notes, material for reference or for self-assessment available online or as e-book
  • Use of open-source software