Spring 2014 CSCI 343 Lecture Schedule

At the first of the semester there will be a lot of blank entries in this schedule. As the semester progresses, they will be filled in. However, the planned topics page for this course contains a listing of the topics that should be covered during the semester.

Date Topic, readings & notes
Jan 13 The course & Introduction to databases
Jan 15 Representing data with XML
Jan 22 Representing data with JSON
Jan 27 Relational algebra
Jan 29 UNC Asheville classes canceled due to snow
Feb 3 SQL
Feb 5
Feb 10 Examples of “Middleware”
Feb 12 UNC Asheville classes canceled due to snow
Feb 17 ODBC — Open Database Connectivity & UML
Feb 19 Unified Modeling Language
Feb 24 SQL expressions and subqueries revisted with examples
Feb 26 thoughts about the first exam and SQL tables
Mar 3 Exam 1
Mar 5 Normalization and More normalization
Mar 17
Mar 19 SQL — Some final points
Mar 24 thoughts about Homework 6 and File processing
Mar 26 More file processing
Mar 31 ACID & NoSQL
Apr 2 Derek Morgan talks about Geographical Information Systems
Apr 7 Thoughts about the second exam
Apr 9 Exam 2
Apr 14 Are we there yet?
Apr 16 ER Model and Web scraping using HTML parsers with an example
Apr 21 Thoughts about the remaining exam and the project
Apr 28 Presentations for graduating seniors & Exam 3
May 5 Presentations for those not graduating at 8:00 AM