Database Systems I

Welcome to

CMPS 180 - Database Systems - Winter 2012

  • Instructor: Phokion G. Kolaitis
  • Time: Monday & Wednesday 5:00-6:45pm
  • Place: Physical Sciences 114
  • Office Hours:
    •  Time: Monday 2:30-3:30pm and Tuesday 4:00-5:00pm
    •  Place:  E2 345A
  • Overview: This course is an introduction to the concepts, approaches, tools, and methodology of database design and database query languages. Covers the entity-relationship model, the relational model, relational algebra, relational calculus, commercial languages (such as SQL), functional dependencies, normal forms, and design theory. Other topics may include database constraints, recursive queries, and  alternative database models.
  • Syllabus: For a detailed syllabus, evaluation criteria, and examination schedule, please click on the tab "Syllabus" to the left.

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