PV062 File Structures

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2017
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium), z (credit).
doc. Ing. Jan Staudek, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Eva Hladká, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: doc. Ing. Jan Staudek, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Wed 8:00–9:50 D3, except Wed 10. 5.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able
understand and explain data coding
apply data compressing algorithms
use file systems interfaces
apply indexing and hashing to file structures
  • Information theory, data coding techniques
  • Data Compression
  • Secondary Memories
  • File systems
  • Sequential Files Organization
  • Indexes, Index-Sequential File Organization, Inverted File Organization
  • Hashing, hash index tables, Direct Access File Organization
  • Trees, B+ tress, B trees
  • GARCIA-MOLINA, Hector, Jeffrey D. ULLMAN and Jennifer WIDOM. Database system implementation. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2000. xv, 653 s. ISBN 0-13-040264-8. info
  • FOLK, Michael J., Bill ZOELLICK and Greg RICCARDI. File structures :an object-oriented approach with C++. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, 1998. xxiv, 724. ISBN 0-201-87401-6. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
written test
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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