Course Information
COMP3323 Advanced Database Systems

COMP3323 Advanced Database Systems

2017-18
Instructor(s):Cheng Reynold
(Class A) No. of credit(s):6
Recommended Learning Hours:
Lecture: 33.0
Tutorial: 11.0
Pre-requisite(s):COMP3278 or CSIS0278
Co-requisite(s):  
Mutually exclusive with:  
Remarks:

Course Learning Outcomes

1. [Advanced Topics in Database]
Able to understand the background and knowledge of some advanced topics in database that have become key techniques in modern database theory and practices; typical topics are distributed concurrency control, database recovery, query optimization, spatial databases.
2. [Recent Development in Database Research]
Able to understand the background and knowledge of some contemporary topics in database research; typical topics are data mining, uncertainty data management, XML data.
3. [Recent Development in Information Manage]
Able to understand the background and knowledge of some contemporary topics in information management, typical topics are cloud computing, web information management, social network technology.
4. [Application Development]
Able to implement some practical application modules based on selected advanced database techniques.
Mapping from Course Learning Outcomes to Programme Learning Outcomes
 PLO aPLO bPLO cPLO dPLO ePLO fPLO gPLO hPLO iPLO j
CLO 1TTT
CLO 2TTT
CLO 3TTT
CLO 4T,PT,PT,P

T - Teach, P - Practice
For BEng(CompSc) Programme Learning Outcomes, please refer to here.

Syllabus

Calendar Entry:
The course will study some advanced topics and techniques in database systems, with a focus on the system and algorithmic aspects. It will also survey the recent development and progress in selected areas. Topics include: query optimization, spatial-spatiotemporal data management, multimedia and time-series data management, information retrieval and XML, data mining.

Detailed Description:

Advanced Topics in Databases Mapped to CLOs
distributed concurrency control1
database recovery1
query optimization1
spatial databases 1
Recent Development in Database Research Mapped to CLOs
data mining2
uncertain data management2
XML data2
Recent Development in Information Management Mapped to CLOs
cloud computing3
web information management3
social network technology3
Application Development Mapped to CLOs
Database recovery4
Cloud computing4

Assessment:
Continuous Assessment: 50%
Written Examination: 50%

Teaching Plan

Please refer to the corresponding Moodle course.

Moodle Course(s)

COMP3323A