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Study of database support for scientific data management. Covers requirements
and properties of scientific databases, data models for statistical and
scientific databases, semantic and object-oriented modeling of application
domains, statistical database query languages and query optimization,
advanced logic query languages, and case studies such as
the human genome project and Earth-orbiting satellites.
For non-COS students only :
INFS 614 (Database Management), or equivalent, or permission of instructor.
to analyze database, big data, analytics, data science,
and data management concepts and technologies that benefit scientific research;
to become familiar with a variety of data-intensive science projects
goals & implementation;
to become capable in using
data and analytics techniques to solve scientific problems; and
to acquire knowledge in big data and analytics
conepts that will enable the student to progress to more advanced courses,
research projects, and employment opportunities that require
data analytics skills
and science data management capability.