Advanced Database Design, Management, and Maintenance: Spring 2007

Instructor:

David Hendry

School:

University of Washington

Semester:

Spring 2007

Description:

Advanced perspectives on DBMS theory, architecture and implementation. Conceptual, logical and physical modeling. Index structures, query optimization and performance tuning, relational algebra, transaction processing and concurrency control. Operational databases, decision support systems and data warehousing. Projects in database implementation and integration. Social implications of large distributed database systems.

Required Textbook:

Connolly, T. M., Begg, C. E. 2003. Database Systems: A Practical Approach to Design, Implementation, and Management, 4th ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://faculty.washington.edu/dhendry/portfolio/info445.pdf

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Database Management and Information Retrieval: Spring 2006

Instructor:

David Hendry

School:

University of Washington

Semester:

Spring 2006

Description:

Theories and models in system-centered approaches to information retrieval and database management. Information retrieval and database management systems include text and multimedia databases, web search engines and digital libraries. Issues in system design, development and evaluation, and tools for searching, retrieval, user interfaces, and usability.

Required Textbook:

Connolly, T. M., Begg, C. E. 200). Database Systems: A Practical Approach to Design, Implementation, and Management, 4th ed.
Belew, R. K. 2001. Finding Out About: A Cognitive Perspective on Search Engine Technology and the WWW.

Link to Syllabus:

http://courses.washington.edu/info340/docs/info340sp06_syllabus.pdf