Database Systems
G22.2433, Spring 1997

Meets: Thursday 5-7 PM at WWH 109

Instructor

Sridhar Ramaswamy, Phone: 908 582 3583, email: sridhar@cs.nyu.edu
Office Hours: WWH 424, Thursday 4-5 pm

TA

Fangzhe Chang, Phone: 212 998 3363, email: fangzhe@cs.nyu.edu
Office: 715 Broadway, Room 1005
Office Hours: Monday 2-3:30 PM

Course Description

  The purpose of the course is to provide students with an understanding of the concepts underlying the use and design of a database system. We will cover the design of applications using database systems and the fundamental implementation techniques used in database systems.

Books

 

Textbook

Hank Korth, Avi Silberschatz, & S. Sudarshan, Database System Concepts, 3 tex2html_wrap_inline127 edition, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1996.

Reference Texts

Elmasri, R. and Navathe, S.B., Fundamentals of Database Systems,
Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, 1992.

Course Work

  Homework/Project Assignments: 20-30%
Mid-Term Exam: 20-30% ; Final Exam: 50%

Late Homework/Assignment Policy
You will lose 15% of the grade for every week that your homework is late. After four weeks, you will not receive any credit for the Homework/Assignment.

Mailing Lists

  A mailing list has been established for the course. Please join this list by sending mail to majordomo@cs.nyu.edu with the line ``subscribe g22_2433_sp97'' in the body of the mail message from your account.

Syllabus

  Please note that the syllabus on the next page is provided here only to serve as a rough guideline and is subject to change without notice. The assignments and exams will always be on the material covered in the classroom.

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Slides used in the Course

 

These slides are in postscript format. Typically, you will need some special software on a PC to print postscript. You can get ghostview, a free previewer for postscript, available on the internet from many sites including the Univ. of Wisc: Ghostscript page

Other Info

  I am a member of technical staff at the Database Principles Research Department at Bell Labs. Visit my home page there if you like.

Comments? email me at: sridhar@cs.nyu.edu

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