Information Systems

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Faculteit Science and Engineering
Jaar 2018/19
Vakcode WMCS16001
Vaknaam Information Systems
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I b

Uitgebreide vaknaam Information Systems
Leerdoelen At the end of the course, the student is able to:
1) Explain in simple terms the rationale of modern traditional and modern information systems
2) Explain the basic understanding of how various modelling systems differ from each other
3) Understand the benefits and limitations of the covered techniques in real-life applications
Omschrijving The topics that are covered in this course include:

- Reasoning with Ontologies
- Internet of Things
- Business Process Modelling with Blockchain
- Relational Databases (SQL, Normalization, triggers, stored procedures, ...)
- NoSQL (overview of other types of databases; e.g. graph databases)
- Association Analysis
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm Hoorcollege (LC), Practisch werk (PRC), Werkcollege (T)
Toetsvorm Practisch werk (PR), Schriftelijk tentamen (WE)
(The practicals are worth together 30% of the grade; the exam is worth 70% of the grade. The students must obtain a pass from both the exam and the practicals.)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. G. Azzopardi
Docent(en) dr. G. Azzopardi , Guest lecturer
Entreevoorwaarden Introduction to Information Systems (INBIIS-08)
Opmerkingen By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:

• Program in an SQL environment
• Understand the concepts of Internet of Things and BlockChain
• Choose the right tool to model the information in a given application
• Perform association analysis
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
MSc Astronomy  (Optional Courses in Data Science) - semester I b keuze
MSc Computing Science  (Table 2 - Track-specific compulsory course units) 2 semester I b comp DSSC/SEDS