THIS COURSE HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR ENROLMENT (it has been replaced by 7204ICT) This course supplements the principles leaned in previous database courses. It covers specific types of databases used for storing different types of data such as data from satellites, time dependent data, bioinformatics data, unstructured and multimedia data objects, data on the web and so on. Furthermore, it covers different techniques used to access, maintain and apply such data, including data integration, data warehousing, and data mining. The course teaches students how to apply and develop specific real world database applications. Students will be asked to design database applications and to apply and verify techniques learned in the course. You must have completed Database Design or equivalent and 7201ICT Database Technology to be able to successfully study this course. NOTE: This course is not being offered in summer semester of 2011/2012.