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Unformatted text preview: Answer Key to CSC4402 Homework 2 Due Wednesday 9-20-2006 A. Write Relational Algebra expressions (not SQL) for the following queries with respect to the data- base below (primary key attributes are boldfaced and underlined : D: ( DEPT DNAME BUDGET) for departments T: ( T # TNAME CITY DEPT) for teachers S: ( S # SNAME CITY DEPT DEGREE) for students C: ( C # CNAME DEPT T#) for courses E: ( S # C # GRADE) for enrollments Note: Here ′ ECE ′ , ′ MATH ′ , ′ CSC ′ are values of the attribute "DEPT" rather than "DNAME". (A.1) Get S#, SNAME for ′ New Orleans ′ students from ′ CSC ′ department. Answer: Π S #, SNAME ( σ CITY = ′ New Orleans ′ ∧ DEPT = ′ CS C ′ ( S )) (A.2) Get C#, Cname for courses which are taken by a student from ′ CSC ′ department. Note: here I am using the word "JOIN" to denote the natural join operator. R 1 ← E JOIN ( σ DEPT = ′ CS C ′ ( S )) JOIN ( Π C #, CNAME ( C )) result = Π C #, CNAME ( R 1 ) (A.3) Get S# for students who are either from...
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course CS cs4402 taught by Professor Jianhua during the Fall '11 term at LSU.
- Fall '11