IMT4501 XML- and Web technologies
Expected learning outcomes
After completing the course, the students shall have an understanding of the inner structures of database-driven systems for electronic publishing. The students shall be able to use and develop meta-data models and standards to be used for publishing different types of media data. The students shall be proficient in developing relational databases for metadata management and shall be able to determine whether a database schema is on a normal form. In addition, the students shall be able to evaluate and analyze solutions for storing and retrieving XML-encoded data.
- EER modeling
- Relational models
- Metadata formats and standards for electronic publishing
- Storage and retrieval of XML-data in databases
- Temporal og historical data
- Geographical data og location-based publishing
Net Support Learning
Teaching Methods (additional text)
The course will be offered both as an ordinary campus course and as a course that is offered in a flexible way to off-campus students. Lecture notes, e-lectures and other types of e-learning material will be offered through an LMS. Communication between the teachers and the students, and among the students, will be facilitated by the LMS.
Form(s) of Assessment
Written exam, 4 hours
Evaluation of Project(s)
Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)
Written Exam (4 hours) counts 60%.
Evaluation of Project counts 40%.
Each part must be individually approved of.
Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)
Written exam: external and internal examiner; project: internal examiner
Written exam: ordinary re-sit examination
- Fundamentals of Database Systems, Elmasri & Navathe, 5th Edition, Addison Wesley, 2007
Replacement course for
IMT4491 - Databases in Electronic Publishing
This course replaces parts of IMT4491.