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Database Courses in Spring 2011

January 25th, 2011

For the Spring 2011 semester, the Brown Data Management Group is offering two seminar courses:

  • CSCI 2950-T: Human-in-the-Loop Data Management
    A seminar course that will cover various aspects of human-in-the-loop data analysis and exploration.
    Topics will include visual interfaces, online processing, user modeling, query relaxation, recommendations, collaborative and crowd sourced query processing.
    The first meeting is on Wednesday, Jan 26 at 3pm (room: CIT 345)
  • CSCI 2270: Advanced Topics in Database Management
    A seminar course on Non-standard, Web-scale databases, also known as NoSQL systems.
    Topics will include the fundamentals of parallel and NoSQL databases, cloud computing databases, partitioned main memory systems, and column-store databases. The course will also include an overview and analysis of state-of-the-art NoSQL systems currently used in industry.
    The first meeting is on Monday, Jan 31 at 3pm (room: CIT 367)

As usual, the Database Reading Group will meet bi-weekly. All students who are interested in database research are welcomed.