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ISE-836 Advanced Topics in Database
Campus SEECS
Programs PG
Session Summer Semester 2016
Course Title Advanced Topics in Database
Course Code ISE-836
Credit Hours 3-0
Pre-Requisutes Students are expected to have taken/ studied following courses:
Advanced Database Concepts (ISE830)
Course Objectives In recent years, there has been an explosion of information in a variety of environments that pose significantly different data management challenges than traditional database domains. Examples include semantic heterogeneity, sensor networks, World Wide Web, scientific domains, XML, P2P networks etc. This course is a combination of various advanced topics. The aim of this course is to explore the latest techniques, trends, ideas, and what are involved in designing and evaluating the cutting-edge database technologies.
Detail Content
  • Semantic heterogeneity.
  • Integration Models/Approaches.
  • Mapping between XML and relational databases.
  • Schema Matching.
  • Data integration.
  • Source Selection.
  • Query rewriting.
  • Ontology engineering.
  • Data caching and replication.
Text/Ref Books
  • M.T. Ozsu, P. Valduriez (eds.): Principles of Distributed Database Systems (2nd Edition), Prentice Hall, 1999.
  • K.R. Dittrich and A. Geppert, Component Database Systems, Morgan-Kaufman, 2001.
  • A. Abiteboul, P. Buneman, and D. Suciu, Data on the Web, Morgan-Kaufman, 1999.
  • A. Helal et al., Any Time, Anywhere Computing, Kluwer, 1999.
  • E. Pitoura and G. Samaras, Data Management for Mobile Computing, Kluwer, 1998.
Time Schedule Summer Semester
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. Sharifullah Khan(PhD),
Instructor’s Designation: Associate Professor