Databases and Information Systems
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Data Models and Query Languages


Prof. Georg Lausen


Martin Przyjaciel-Zablocki und Alexander Schätzle

Course Contents:

The lecture covers a variety of topics on data models and query languages, discussing classical as well as recent developments in database research.
  • Relations: Conjunctive Queries and Datalog
  • Trees: XML, XPath and XQuery
  • Graphs: RDF and SPARQL

Necessary Prerequisites:

The key course (Kursvorlesung) 'Databases and Information Systems' or an equivalent Database course.

Time, Location and Organization:

Lecture: Tuesday 2pm - 4pm, Building 101, Room 01-018

Tutorials: Friday 10am - 12am, Bulding 101, Room 01-018

Language: English

ECTS: 6 Points

Program of Study: Bachelor CS, Master CS, Lehramt

Exam: tba


Tutorials will take place on Fridays.


You have to submit at least 50% of the requested exercises to be qualified to take the exam.

The written exam will take place at September 16th, 2013, 10:00-11:30, Room 010/14, Building 101.

The exam review takes places at September 25th, 2013, 11am, Room 01-029, Building 51.