Temporal and Spatial Data Management TSDM 2021

Lecturer: Michael Böhlen
Teaching language: English
Term: Fall 2021

Objectives: The course provides an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of temporal and spatial database systems. Temporal and spatial data are present in virtually all application areas. We discuss the challenges that arise from the management of temporal and spatial data; we show solutions and limitations of current database systems; we discuss the directions of current research in the area; and we illustrate the basic principles in terms of data models, query languages, algebras and algorithms. The course is taught in odd years only.

Requirements: Please only follow the course if you have attended an introductory database course before.

Teaching format and exam: The course consists of lectures and in-class exercises. The exam is a closed-book exam, no notes are allowed.

Material: The papers and lecture notes for the course will become available as we progress through the semester. All material related to the course will be made available through the OLAT page of the course https://lms.uzh.ch/url/RepositoryEntry/17073866159.

Lectures The lectures take place Monday 8:00-9:45 in room BIN 2.A.01 and starts September 20. The preferred mode of participation on physical on-.site presence. The course will also be streamed live via zoom. Please expect glitches. Recording of the lectures will be made available after the classes on OLAT.