Leader: C Wilson
Caulfield First semester 2005 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Evening)
Synopsis: Database concepts and models, relational database management systems, semantic data modelling, entities and entity relationship modelling, normalisation, user requirements specification, database specification. Storage media and data organisation, logical data structures : linear and non-linear. Physical database implementation, integrity, backup, recovery, security. Structured Query Language, database administration. Current topics; distributed database, data warehousing, O-O database.
Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 50% + Practical work: 50%
Contact Hours: 2 hours lectures, 2 hours of laboratory practical and revision classes per week