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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to CS 4604 T. M. Murali August 23, 2010 T. M. Murali August 23, 2010 CS4604: Introduction to CS 4604 Course Information I Instructor I T. M. Murali, 2160B Torgerson, 231-8534, murali@cs.vt.edu I Office Hours: 9:30am11:30am Mondays and Wednesdays I Teaching assistant I Bireswar Laha, blaha@cs.vt.edu I Office Hours: 1pm-3pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, McBryde 106. I Class meeting time I 4pm5:15pm, Mondays and Wednesdays, 307 McBryde I Keeping in Touch I Course web site http://courses.cs.vt.edu/~cs4604 , updated regularly through the semester I Listserv: cs4604 91913@listserv.vt.edu I Prerequisites: a grade of C or better in CS 2604, senior standing T. M. Murali August 23, 2010 CS4604: Introduction to CS 4604 Textbook I Required I A First Course in Database Systems , Third edition, Ullman and Widom, Prentice Hall, 2008. I Web page for the book http://www-db.stanford.edu/~ullman/fcdb.html I Also consult list of errata on this web page. T. M. Murali August 23, 2010 CS4604: Introduction to CS 4604 Course Grading Homeworks 30% 56 Midterm exam 15% Wednesday, October 13, in class Final exam 25% Wednesday, December 15, 7:45am-9:45am Course project 30% 7 assignments I Projects and homework assignments alternate. I Submit hard copies of homeworks and project assignments at the start of class on the due date. I Each class has required reading. Please consult the course web page. T. M. Murali August 23, 2010 CS4604: Introduction to CS 4604 Course Project I Project overview http: //courses.cs.vt.edu/~cs4604/Fall10/project/project.html I 1, 2, or 3 persons per project. I You can form your own groups. I Project runs the entire semester with regular assignments and a final implementation assignment. T. M. Murali August 23, 2010 CS4604: Introduction to CS 4604 Why Study Databases? I Academic: I Databases involve many aspects of computer science I Fertile area of research I Three Turing awards in databases T. M. Murali August 23, 2010 CS4604: Introduction to CS 4604 Why Study Databases? I Academic: I Databases involve many aspects of computer science I Fertile area of research I Three Turing awards in databases I Programmer: a plethora of applications involve using and accessing databases T. M. Murali August 23, 2010 CS4604: Introduction to CS 4604 Why Study Databases? I Academic: I Databases involve many aspects of computer science I Fertile area of research I Three Turing awards in databases I Programmer: a plethora of applications involve using and accessing databases I Businessman: Everybody needs databases lots of money to be made. T. M. Murali August 23, 2010 CS4604: Introduction to CS 4604 Why Study Databases? I Academic: I Databases involve many aspects of computer science I Fertile area of research I Three Turing awards in databases I Programmer: a plethora of applications involve using and accessing databases I Businessman: Everybody needs databases lots of money to be made....
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