Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
The use and operating principles of database management systems. Topics include: data entities and relationships; data modelling using Entity-Relation Diagrams: hierarchical, network and relational models of databases; query languages; physical representation of data in secondary storage; relational algebra and calculus as applied to the design of databases; security and integrity in the context of concurrent use; and basic ethical issues associated with database design and use.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 370, 470, HINF 200, 300.
Prerequisites: 225, SENG 265 or CENG 241.
Undergraduate course in Computer Science offered by the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering.