Department of Computer Science

Course director: t.b.a.
Implementation details

COSC 4411.03 Database Management Systems

Section M  Winter       Mon, Wed, Fri 11:30

The focus of the course is on design theory for relational databases. Theory of functional dependencies, normal forms and multivalued dependencies, relational models based on relational algebra and calculus and query languages based on these concepts are studied. Two thirds of the course would be dedicated to the above concepts. Other topics, possibly covered by student presentations, would include: distributed databases, query optimization, security and integrity, and concurrency control.

Texts: t.b.a.

Prerequisites: general prerequisites, including COSC3412.03.