42012 - Information Systems Seminar (SSI)

  • Type: Elective
  • Semester: S3
  • ECTS: 5
  • Teaching Points: 12
  • Offer: Annual
  • Responsible Unit: CS
  • Responsible: Carles Farré and Cristina Gómez
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: Good knowledge of Software Engineering and Databases

  • To know about current open research topics in the areas of conceptual modelling of information systems, databases and software engineering.
  • To have an overall view of the department research in these areas.

This subject presents current results in areas mentioned above.

This subject will consist of:
  • One or two sessions of introduction to research in information systems
  • Some sessions of introduction to current-day topics of research in information systems.
  • Some sessions of introduction to topics related to information systems, in charge of students.

Attendance to class and active participation of students in class will be taken into account, as well as the quality of the projects that must be handed out along the course.

  • Abiteboul, S., Agrawal, R., Bernstein, P., Carey, M., Ceri, S., Croft, B., DeWitt, D., Franklin, M., Molina, H. G., Gawlick, D., Gray, J., Haas, L., Halevy, A., Hellerstein, J., Ioannidis, Y., Kersten, M., Pazzani, M., Lesk, M., Maier, D., Naughton, J., Schek, H., Sellis, T., Silberschatz, A., Stonebraker, M., Snodgrass, R., Ullman, J., Weikum, G., Widom, J., and Zdonik, S. 2005. The Lowell database research self-assessment. Commun. ACM 48, 5 (May. 2005), 111-118.
  • Korpela, M., Montealegre, R., Poulymenakou, A.: Perspectives and Challenges of Organizational Information Systems in the Context of Globalization. Information Systems Perspectives and Challenges in the Context of Globalization (2003), 1-15
  • Olivé, A. Conceptual Schema-Centric Development: A Grand Challenge for Information Systems Research. CAiSE 2005, 1-15.
  • Sawyer, S., Crowston, K. Information systems in organizations & society: Speculating on the next 25 years of research. Information systems research: Relevant theory and informed practice (2004), 35-52.
  • Nuseibeh, B., Easterbrook. S., "Requirements Engineering: a roadmap". In "The Future of Software Engineering", A. Finkelstein (ed.), ACM Press, 2000, pp. 35-46.

Students must have a user account in order to access the main on-line bibliographical sources, as well as a printing fee.