CS-317 Data Management and Information Processing
Spring 2004


Goce Trajcevski, PhD
P-D Research Fellow
Department. of ECE, NWU

L580, Tech building
phone: 847-467-3268
Email: goce@lilac.ece.northwestern.edu
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 11:15-12:30

Teaching Assistant
Bin Lin, PhD
Department of Computer Science
Room 240, 1890 Maple Avenue

Email: binlin AT cs.northwestern.edu
Office Hours: Monday and Friday 10:30 - 11:30

Lin Qiu, PhD
Department of Computer Science
Room 331, 1890 Maple Avenue

Email: qiu@cs.northwestern.edu
Office Hours: Wednesday 2:00 - 3:00 and Thursday 2:30 - 3:30



Note: Due to conference travel, Lin Qiu's office hour for this week(4/11-4/17) will be changed to 1:30-3:30 (4/13, Tuesday).

Quiz #1 will be held on Thursday of April 21, 2004.

Course Description

Data models and database design. Modeling the real world: structures, constraints, and operations. The entity relationship to data modeling (including network hierarchical and object-oriented), emphasis on the relational model. Use of existing database systems for the implementation of information systems.

Location and Time

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30-10:50
Lectures will be held in Technology Institute , FRS1441


Principles of Database Systems with Internet and Java Applications
by Greg Riccardi , copyright 2002 by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 0-201-61247-X


Homework 1 (pdf) ID generator (cpp) README file (txt)