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Databases

Description

COURSE OBJECTIVES
The course aims at teaching the basis of the design and management of the structured information contained in databases.

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The course covers all the classical topics related to databases and database management systems (DBMS), starting from the general concepts of information and data, the conceptual design, to the specifics of a relational database management system (MySQL), normalisation and Relational Algebra. From a more practical perspectives, it presents the theory and practice of database design and implementation through a case study.

LEARNING METHODS
The course takes a practical approach, aimed at teaching the fundamentals of DBMS and data base design using a large set of examples and applications. As part of this, a database design project based on MySQL will be assigned to students in order to expose them to realistic database applications. 

 

EXAMINATION INFORMATION

Students knowledge will be tested using 3 theoretical and 1 practical tests during the semester (no final exam).

REFERENCES

Required: Fundamentals of Database Systems (6nd edition) by Emasri and Navathe, Addison-Welsey, 2010 (or later editions).

People

 

Crestani F.

Course director

Riva M.

Assistant

Additional information

Semester
Fall
Academic year
2021-2022
ECTS
6
Language
English
Education
Master of Science in Economics, Core course, Minor in Data Science, 1st year
Master of Science in Economics, Elective course, Minor in Public Policy, 2nd year
Master of Science in Financial Technology and Computing, Core course, 1st year
Master of Science in Management and Informatics, Management track, Lecture, 1st year