Database Design (IS414-2017)

Semester: 
Spring

Course Description

This course aims to provide the students with knowledge and skills needed to design relational database schemas ( conceptual and logical design). Design issues related to new database models are also considered. Relational database tuning is taken into consideration after the design concepts are illustrated through the course.

Teaching Assistants

Eng. Ali Zidan , Eng. Ibrahim Gomaa and Eng. Mona Khamis


IS414: Database Design (Spring 2016)

Semester: 
Spring

Course Description

This course aims to provide the students with knowledge and skills needed to design relational database schemas ( conceptual and logical design). Design issues related to new database models are also considered. Relational database tuning is taken into consideration after the design concepts are illustrated through the course.

IS617: Advanced Distributed Databases (Spring 2016)

Semester: 
Spring

Course Description

This course aims to introduce the concepts of distributed database systems and the nature of changes in database management systems to handle issues in data distribution. In addition to reviewing the state of the art research in distributed databases research area.

Ahmed, K., N. El Tazi, and A. Hossny, "Sentiment Analysis Over Social Networks: An Overview", IEEE Systems Man and Cybernetics, Hong Kong, September 2015.

IS613 - Advanced Topics in Data Management (Fall 2015)

Semester: 
Fall

Course Description

In this course, we illustrate common technology stack available in most of the advanced database management frameworks. This course covers some of the advanced topics available in these technology stacks such as databases (No SQL databases), storage (HDFS, S3 on AWS, ..etc) and data access applications and technologies (Hive, Shark, Mlib,...etc). The course is heavily dependent on research papers where students read the papers and present them during the class.

Bin-Thalab, R., and N. El-Tazi, "TOIX: Temporal Object Indexing for XML Documents", Database and Expert Systems Applications: Springer International Publishing, pp. 235–249, 2015. Abstract
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El Tazi, N., M. Elsharkawi, and O. Hegazy, EFFICIENT PROCESSING OF QUERIES IN SEMI-STRUCTURED DATA, : Cairo University, Egypt, 2003. Abstract

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Bin-Thalab, R., N. El-Tazi, and M. E. El-Sharkawi, "TX-Kw: An Effective Temporal XML Keyword Search", International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), vol. 4, no. 6: Citeseer, 2013. Abstract
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Ahmed, K., N. El Tazi, and A. Hossny, "Visualizing Demographics Based on Micro-blogger Tracking: Twitter Case Study", ICCTA 2014, 2014. Abstract
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