Ontology and Database Systems: Foundations of Database Systems
On this page I will publish slides, exercises and other material for "Database Systems" part of the course.
Introduction and Motivation
Databases and Queries
First-order Query Languages
These are exercises that we have discussed in the lab sessions.
Queries in Calculus, Algebra, and SQL
from an earlier undergraduate course on database systems.
Satisfiability of Comparisons
Here are the questions for the coursework
Satisfiability, Safety, and Containment
Positive and Conjunctive Queries
Evaluation and Containment of Conjunctive Queries
Containment and Minimization of Conjunctive Queries
Containment of Positive Queries
To prepare for the exam, please, do this
The textbook with background material for the course is
Serge Abiteboul, Richard Hull, Victor Vianu. Foundations of Databases.
The book is available for download at the Technical University of Vienna:
(username "stud", password "tu")
In addition to the book, several
contain material that is complementary to the content of the course.
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