Course Description
ΥΠB6 - Biomedical Databases
Code: ΥΠΒ6
Title Course: Biomedical Databases
Semester: 2nd
Category: REQUIRED (Bioinformatics)
Lecture hours: 3
Instructor: Ioannidis (NKUA), Gunopulos (NKUA)
Course web page: http://eclass.uoa.gr/courses/D463/
Course Description:
Introduction to Databases: Design and modeling of databases. Architectures of database systems. Data models (hierarchical, network, relational). Relational algebra. The structured relational query language SQL. Developing advanced queries in SQL. Query by example. Advanced database topics: query processing. Query Optimization. Indexing techniques for high dimensional spaces. Managing data in XML. Data storage systems. Distributed databases. Biomedical databases. Advanced topics and applications: Examples of biomedical databases (databases of medical, clinical, proteomic, genomic data). Architectures for distributed biomedical databases. Query processing for distributed biomedical databases. Data mining for biomedical databases. [Previous page]
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