Information Systems

Private info:http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/study/courses/IIS/private/
Completion:accreditation+exam (written)
Type of
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Guarantee:Hruška Tomáš, prof. Ing., CSc., DIFS
Lecturer:Hruška Tomáš, prof. Ing., CSc., DIFS
Instructor:Burget Radek, Ing., Ph.D., DIFS
Němečková Zita, Ing., DIFS
Prochocká Kristína, Ing., DIFS
Rudnitckaia Julia, Mgr., DIFS
Faculty:Faculty of Information Technology BUT
Department:Department of Information Systems FIT BUT
Computer Communications and Networks (IPK), DIFS
Database Systems (IDS), DIFS
Discrete Mathematics (IDA), DMAT
Formal Languages and Compilers (IFJ), DIFS
Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence (IZU), DITS
Introduction to Software Engineering (IUS), DITS
Numerical Methods and Probability (INM), DMAT
Substitute for:
Information Systems Design (INS), DIFS
Learning objectives:
  To obtain common overview of information system branch. To get basic knowledge of information systems based on the relational database technology. To get basic knowledge of communication part of IS based on internet technology.
  Information system as a special case of a system. Kinds of information systems OLAP and OLTP. History of information systems. Technology of information system with relational database system building. Internet type of information system. Technology of client and server programming (JavaScript and PHP). Technology of XML language.
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  relational database theory, computer networks and protocols
Learning outcomes and competences:
  Ability to model especially economic reality in the information system. Ability and knowledge to implement information systems under database technologies in the internet environment.
Syllabus of lectures:
  1. Information and information system, basic terms, model and its presentation, classification.
  2. Consistence, basic data structures, structure, collection, object.
  3. Serialization - basic formats.   
  4. Serialization - markup languages SGML/XML (DTD)   
  5. Serialization - XML, DOM
  6. Visualization - HTML, XPath, XSLT.
  7. Visualization - extended, DOM manipulation, JavaScript, client JavaScript.
  8. Server - PHP, information systems application on server, database connection.
  9. Information Systems Architecture - distributed information systems. 
  10. OLTP - processes and their models, transactions.
  11. Methodology of OLTP information system design, three-teer architecture, example.
  12. OLAP information systems, data warehouses   
  13. Other information systems..
Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students:
  • Design of an information system according to the specification
  • Implementation of the designed system on specified platform
Fundamental literature:
  • Král, J.: Informační systémy, Science Veletiny 1998, 358 p., ISBN 80-86083-00-4
  • Pokorný, J.: Databázové systémy a jejich použití v informačních systémech, Academia Praha 1992, 313 p., ISBN 80-200-0177-8
  • St Laurent, S.: Tvorba internetových aplikací XML, Computer Press Brno 1999, 222 p., ISBN 80-7226-170-3
Study literature:
  • Tuček, J.: Geografické informační systémy. Principy a praxe., Computer Press Brno 1998, 424 p., ISBN 80-7226-091-X
  • McLeod, R.: Management Information Systems, Prentice Hall International London 1998, 655 p., ISBN 0-13-896101-8
  • Complete set of electronic supporting text with full-text searching 
Controlled instruction:
  The minimal number of points which can be obtained from the final exam is 20. Otherwise, no points will be assign to the student.
Progress assessment:
  Mid-term writing checking. Continuous checking of the project solution by the supervisor.
Exam prerequisites:
  At least 25 points obtainable during the semester (checking of the continuous and project).