norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description IMT2261 - Information Structures and Database Systems (2005/2006)

ECTS Credits10

The course will give the students basic understanding of the theory and the practical use of modern databases. Further it will give the students knowledge and understanding of the use of XML and XML-related technologies.


The structur of data, and SQL used to Define, Manipulate and Query
Conceptual, Logical and Physical design, Databasemodeling with EER-diagrams and 1. 2. og 3. Normal form
Client-Server, Security, Transactions and Concurrency Control
Document modelling with XML, DTD and Schema
Comunnication of data through XML
Using XSLT to transform XML documents

Study MethodsLectures, Group Works, Mandatory Assignments, Exercises
AssessmentWritten Exam, 5 hours
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsExercises (must have been approved by lecturer)
Mandatory exercises must be approved before examen