Information Structures and Database Systems
2009-2010 - IMT2261 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The course will give the students basic understanding of the theory and the practical use of modern databases. Further it will give the students knowledge and understanding of the use of XML and XML-related technologies.


The structur of data, and SQL used to Define, Manipulate and Query
Conceptual, Logical and Physical design, Databasemodeling with EER-diagrams and 1. 2. og 3. Normal form
Client-Server, Security, Transactions and Concurrency Control
Document modelling with XML, DTD and Schema
Comunnication of data through XML
Using XSLT to transform XML documents

Teaching Methods

Laboratory work
Mandatory assignments

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 5 hours

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

Teaching Materials

  • Databaser, Kjell Toft Hansen / Tore Mallaug, Tisip, utgave 2
  • Beginning XML, Hunter m. fl. WROX, utgave 4