Master's degree in Medical Bioinformatics

Master's degree in Medical Bioinformatics

Biomedicine and bioinformatics databases (2019/2020)

Course code
4S004549
Credits
12
Coordinator
Carlo Combi
Other available courses
Academic sector
ING-INF/05 - INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEMS
Language of instruction
English

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Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff
Biomedical and bioinformatic data management 6 II semestre Carlo Combi
Fundamentals of database systems Teoria 5 I semestre Alberto Belussi
Fundamentals of database systems Lab. 1 I semestre Alberto Belussi

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Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding: The goal of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and understanding of the theoretical, methodological and technological main concepts related to database systems and their use for the management of biomedical and bioinformatics data and information. Applying knowledge and understanding: The student will be able to a) define through a formal model the structure and the features of complex data collections; b) specify queries on complex data through different query languages; c) understand the advanced requirements for the management of biomedical information. Making judgements: The student will acquire the capability of autonomously evaluate different design options for complex systems, and of autonomously propose effective solutions in the application domain related to biomedicine and bioinformatics. Communication: The student will be also able to interact with different stakeholders in multidisciplinary teams, having different skills and backgrounds in biomedicine and bioinformatics. Lifelong learning skills: The student will acquire the capability of learning new methodologies and technologies related to data management and applying them in the biomedical/bioinformatics domain.

Reference books
Activity Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Fundamentals of database systems Teoria Paolo Atzeni, Stefano Ceri, Piero Fraternali, Stefano Paraboschi, Riccardo Torlone Basi di dati (Edizione 5) McGraw Hill 2018 9788838694455
Fundamentals of database systems Teoria R. Elmasri, S. B. Navathe Fundamentals of Database Systems (Edizione 1) Addison-Wesley 1994 0805317481
Fundamentals of database systems Teoria M. F. Worboys GIS: A Computing Perspective (Edizione 1) Taylor & Francis 1995 0748400656
Fundamentals of database systems Teoria J. D. Ullman Principles of Database and Knowledge-base Systems Computer Science Press  
Fundamentals of database systems Teoria R. Elmasri, S.H. Navathe Sistemi di Basi di Dati: Fondamenti (Edizione 6) Pearson 2011 978-88-7192-628-5
Fundamentals of database systems Teoria P. Rigaux, M. Scholl and A. Voisard Spatial Databases with Application to GIS Morgan Kaufmann  
Fundamentals of database systems Lab. Autori Vari Manuale di Postgresql (https://www.postgresql.org/docs/) Postgresql  




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