The slides of the course are in PDF and cover the following topics:
Basics of Relational Database Theory
Information Integration Models
These are exercises that we have discussed in the lab sessions.
Properties of Conjunctive Queries
Here are the questions for the coursework
Satisfiability, Safety, and Positive Queries
Containment of Conjunctive Queries
Query Plans and Rewritings
At the revision lecture, we discussed the following
There is no complete textbook on Information Integration so far.
of Stanford University has written a book
Data Integration - The Relational Logic Approach
of which an online version can be accessed.
Background information on the theory of relational databases can be found in the book:
Serge Abiteboul, Richard Hull, Victor Vianu. Foundations of Databases.
Addison-Wesley, Reading, Massachusetts, 1995.
The book is available for download at the Technical University of Vienna:
(username "stud", password "tu")
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