School of Computer Science
Computer Science COMP 617
Instructor: T. H.
"Information Systems", COMP 617, is a seminar course aimed to prepare you
for research in the Aldat Project at McGill, on database programming.
The course does this by focussing each year on challenging applications and
current hot topics in databases.
The topics for the past ten offerings have been, with many perturbations due
to specific interests of students and instructor
The prerequisite for this course is
Database Programming Principles
|Winter 2008 ||Series queries
|Winter 2007 ||Tries and multimedia
|Winter 2005 ||Graphical interfaces
|Winter 2004 ||Semistructured data
|Winter 2003 ||Bioinformatics
|Winter 2002 ||Spatial databases
|Winter 2001 ||Geospatial databases
|Winter 2000 ||Hyperglobe
|Winter 1999 ||Transactions
|Winter 1997 ||GIS and hypermedia
The following notes are as prepared for the lectures on a week-by-week basis
and are neither consistent nor complete, appropriately for a course intended
to explore and suggest thesis and research topics.
Notes by topic
Notes by year