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This entry is from Winter semester 2018/19 and might be obsolete. No current equivalent could be found.

CS 671 — Data Integration
(dt. Datenintegration)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (2 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS),
180 hours (60 h attendance, 120 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Oral or written examination
Examination type: Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the points from the weekly exercises as well as at least 2 presentations of the tasks.
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program M.Sc. Data Science.
One semester,
Zweijährlich im Sommersemester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Bernhard Seeger


  • Semantic data models
  • Extraction of data and metadata
  • data preprocessing
  • Techniques of schema transformation
  • Fast loading of data
  • Architecture for data warehouses
  • Online analysis in data warehouses
  • Continuous loading and data streams (message queuing)
  • Coupling techniques for database systems
  • Data exchange on the Web

Qualification Goals

  • Knowledge of semantic data models,
  • Learn techniques for linking databases,
  • Acquisition of knowledge of techniques in schematic transformation,
  • Principles of data warehousing,
  • Analysis techniques for large databases,
  • Principles of message queuing,
  • Practice of scientific working methods (recognition, formulation, solving problems, training of abstraction skills),
  • Training of oral communication skills in the exercises by practicing free speech in front of an audience and during discussion.


Translation is missing. Here is the German original:

Keine. Empfohlen werden die Kompetenzen, die in dem Modul Algorithmen und Datenstrukturen sowie Datenbanksysteme vermittelt werden.


Module imported from M.Sc. Data Science.

It can be attended at FB12 in study program(s)

  • B.Sc. Data Science
  • B.Sc. Computer Science
  • B.Sc. Business Informatics
  • M.Sc. Data Science
  • M.Sc. Computer Science
  • M.Sc. Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Business Informatics
  • M.Sc. Business Mathematics
  • LAaG Computer Science

When studying B.Sc. Business Informatics, this module can be attended in the study area Compulsory Elective Modules in Computer Science.

Die Wahlmöglichkeit des Moduls ist dadurch beschränkt, dass es der Praktischen Computer Science zugeordnet ist.

Recommended Reading

  • Han,Kamber: Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques, Morgan Kaufmann
  • Lehner: Datenbanktechnologie für Data-Warehouse-Systeme, Dpunkt
  • Conrad: Föderierte Datenbanksysteme - Konzepte der Datenintegration. Springer-Verlag
  • Naumann: Quality-Driven Query Answering for Integrated Information Systems, Springer-Verlag

Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Winter semester 2018/19. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

The module guide contains all modules, independent of the current event offer. Please compare the current course catalogue in Marvin.

The information in this online module guide was created automatically. Legally binding is only the information in the examination regulations (Prüfungsordnung). If you notice any discrepancies or errors, we would be grateful for any advice.