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DG208: Data Modeling


Program: Industrial Design (Bachelor)

Course Info: OWInfo

Lecturer: Mykola Pechenizkiy

Course book: T. Teory, S. Lightstone, T. Nadeau: "Database Modeling and Design", 4th Edition, Morgan Kaufmann, 2006

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Course syllabus (tentative)

Date, Time, and Room Seminar Topic and Contents
3 Sep 2008
Wednesday
8:45 10:30
HG 4.95
Seminar 1: Introduction to the course
  • Course overview
  • What data modeling is about
  • Basics of conceptual modeling
  • Assignments description
10 Sep 2008
Wednesday
8:45 10:30
HG 4.95
Seminar 2: Requirements Analysis and ER Modeling
  • Requirements analysis
  • ER modeling: entities, hierarchies and relationships
  • Case study
15 Sep 2008
Monday 19:00
Deadline: submit your requirements analysis
17 Sep 2008
Wednesday
8:45 10:30
HG 4.95
Seminar 3: Transforming the conceptual data model to tables
  • Transformation rules and SQL constracts
  • Transformation steps
22 Sep 2008
Monday 19:00
Deadline: submit your ER model
24 Sep 2008
Wednesday
8:45 10:30
HG 4.95
Seminar 4: Normalization
  • Fundamentals of normalization
  • Functional dependencies
  • Boyce-Codd normal form
6 Oct 2008
Monday 19:00
Deadline: submit your transformed/normalized model
8 Oct 2008
Wednesday
8:45 10:30
HG 4.95
Seminar 5: Question answering session
  • Feedback on homework exercises
  • Discussion of progress on the assignment
15 Oct 2008
Wednesday
8:45 10:30
HG 4.95
Seminar 6: Student presentations
15 Oct 2008
Wednesday
15:30 17:15
HG 4.95
Seminar 7: Final examination
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