Data Integration and Exchange
This webpage is for the course offered in 2010.
for the course taught in Winter 2015.
THE 2011 PAGE IS HERE
Professor: Leonid Libkin
Office hours: by appointment
Class meets Mondays 11:10-13:00, in FH 1.B01
- No class Monday 11 October.
- Slides for data integration basics, intro, and views have been
- Tutorials: Mondays 5:10pm, and Thursdays 11am, both in AT
Tutorials start the week of 11 October.
- In assignment 1, problem 3, do only the first part (express as an
equivalent rule-based query). It will be marked out of 4, and the
whole assignment out of 24 (thus worth 8% of the final mark). The second part (find an equivalent
minimal query) becomes part of assignment 2, which will be marked out
of 36, and will be worth 12% of the final mark.
- Assignment 1 new due date: Friday 22/10, at the ITO (before it
- Slight changes to slides on incomplete information
(25/10/10). Also to data exchange (31/10).
- Course feedback: please visit this
- Changes to XML data exchange slides (21/11).
- Assignment 1 assigned
10 October; due 20 October (ITO; before 4pm)
- Assignment 2 assigned 27
October; due 5 November (ITO; before 4pm)
- Assignment 3 assigned 7
November; due 19 November (ITO; before 4pm)
Currently there is no text covering data integration. There is a text
and XML Data Exchange
covering data exchange topics, it appeared in September 2010. It can
Morgan and Claypool's Synthesis Lectures website - you have to click
on the pdf link - but it appears that
at the moment the University has no institutional subscription, so if
you want it, you will have to pay $25).
course lecture notes are posted below.
Relational databases: basic facts
Introduction, keys problems with exchanging and
Data integration basics
Integration and views
Relational data exchange
Overview of commercial tools
XML data exchange
There are also some useful
tutorials and surveys on data integration:
- Maurizio Lenzerini's tutorials on data integration and exchange
are avilable here
(look for PODS 2002 and IJCAI 2003)
- A survey by Alon Halevy on query
answering using views