COMP 251: Introduction to Database Systems
This course explores ways in which data collections are organized, stored, analyzed, and manipulated. Topics include relational databases, the SQL query language, and the basics of XML and web interfaces to data sets. Applications from a variety of domains illustrate the course's key concepts.
Outcomes: Students will organize data in ways to emphasize relationships, write simple programs to process, visualize and graphically display data, mine data for patterns, and design web interfaces to data.