Instructor: Dr. R. Rosebrugh, Dunn 203
The course meeting time is 9:30MWF in Dunn 104. Help with assignments or projects is available other times by appointment; contact me by email.
The textbook is Database Systems: the complete book by Garcia-Molina, Ullman and Widom. We will cover all of chapters 1-10 and selected topics from chapters 11-20. Also recommended is An Introduction to Database Systems (8th ed) by Date.
The page for the Ullman-Widom book (including lecture notes) is at http://www-db.stanford.edu/~ullman/dscb.html ;
Check this URL regularly for information about the course.
There will be written assignments, in-class quizzes, midterm tests, and a project. In-class tests will be held on February 16 and March 30.
The project will be assigned in early February and will be completed near the end of term.
Grades will be assigned using approximately the following weights:
The Project description is at 381105pr.html .
From the text: 2.1.3, 2.1.5, 2.1.10, 2.2.6, 2.3.4. Due January 19.
Please attempt the other text problems.