Information Systems

Higher education teachers: Stančin Sara
Credits: 5
Semester: summer
Subject code: 64122

Subject description


  • Enrolment

Content (Syllabus outline):

Basics of information systems (information, data and knowledge, data sources). Structure of data, information and knowledge (basic and complex data types, metadata, tabular format, relationships, data model). Data storage (databases, data servers, data warehouses). Using, maintaining data, and managing data. Queries (query language, text search, search multimedia content, keywords, datamining). Protecting data. Tools for working with data (direct connection, connection interfaces, remote access, client/server ). Three tier architecture (web, active server applications, web services).

Objectives and competences:

  • The course provides basic knowledge in the field of information systems. This knowledge is necessary for engineers in the Information Society and is a part of general education.
  • The course provides an overview of information systems, principles of planning and management, as well as various tools for their maintenance and data query.
  • The subject is of interest to all students of electrical engineering and it is a good basis for future students of telecommunications.

Intended learning outcomes:

  • Principles of design, implementation and use of information systems.

Learning and teaching methods:

  • Lectures and laboratory work, learning by doing, work at home.

Study materials

  1. T. Vidmar, Informacijsko komunikacijski sistem, Pasadena, Ljubljana 2002.
  2. A. Silberschatz et al, Database Systems Concepts, Fifth Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2005.
  3. H. Garcia-Molina, J- D. Ullman, J. Widom, Database Systems: The Complete Book, Second Edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009.
  4. M. Arenas, P. Barceló, L. Libkin, F. Murlak, Foundations of Data Exchange, Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 2 year - 1st cycle - Electrical Engineering