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Data Integration
(dt. Datenintegration)

Level, degree of commitment in original study programme Advanced 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: Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the points from the weekly exercises as well as at least 2 presentations of the tasks.
Examination type: Oral or written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for study course M.Sc. Data Science.
Original study programme M.Sc. Data Science / Informatik Vertiefungsmodule
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.


None. The competences taught in the following modules are recommended: either Algorithms and Data Structures or Practical Informatics II: Data Structures and Algorithms for Pre-Service-Teachers, Database Systems.

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 Wintersemester 2021/22. 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:

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