CE205-5-AT-CA:
Databases and Information Retrieval

The details
2018/19
Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (School of)
Colchester Campus & Apprenticeship Location
Autumn Special
Undergraduate: Level 5
Current
Thursday 04 October 2018
Friday 14 December 2018
15
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Requisites for this module
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Key module for

BSC YHG1 Digital and Technology Solutions (Software Engineer)

Module description

The aims of this module are to extend the principles of SQL database modelling laid down in the first year, to describe the field of Information Retrieval, to introduce the concept of NoSQL databases and hence to compare the strengths and weaknesses of all three approaches to information access.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, students will be expected to be able to:
1. Understand SQL database modelling and normalisation;
2. Appreciate the principles of Information Retrieval;
3. Apply and evaluate IR in a practical context;
4. Discuss differences between models such as SQL, IR and NoSQL.


Outline Syllabus
SQL Database Design Principles

Entity Relationship Modelling

Normalisation

Modelling in a Realistic Scenario

Principles of Information Retrieval

Term Weighting Models

Word Frequency, Stemming and Stoplists

Module aims

No information available.

Module learning outcomes

No information available.

Module information

STUDENTS SHOULD NOTE THAT THIS MODULE INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO REVIEW AND CHANGE.

Learning and teaching methods

Lectures, Labs and Classes

Bibliography

This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework   Progress Test    33.33% 
Coursework   Assignment 1 - Lab    33.33% 
Coursework   Assignment 2 - Lab    33.34% 
Exam  120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main) 

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
30% 70%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
0% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Alba Garcia Seco De Herrera, email: alba.garcia@essex.ac.uk.
Dr Alba Garcia Seco De Herrera
CSEE School Office, email: csee-schooloffice (non-Essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create full e-mail address), Telephone 01206 872770

 

Availability
No
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External examiner

Dr Jeremy Ian Hiller Gow
Goldsmiths College
Lecturer
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 44 hours, 23 (52.3%) hours available to students:
21 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).

 

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