Databases for data scientists

Day 4, 8:30-10:00 am (lecture)
Maria Maistro

This lecture will be an introduction to databases. We will briefly cover the entity-relationship model (entities, relationship and attributes), the relational model (relation, primary key, foreign key) and SQL queries (select, where, limit, join, etc.).

Speaker biography

Maria Maistro studied initially Mathematics (BSc, University of Padua, 2011; MSc, University of Padua, 2014) and then Computer Science (PhD, University of Padua, 2018). She is a tenure track assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen (DIKU). Prior to this, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen (DIKU) and at the University of Padua in Italy. She conducts research in information retrieval, and particularly on evaluation, reproducibility and replicability, click log analysis, expert search, learning to rank and applied machine learning. She has already co-organized several international scientific events and she has served as member of programme committees and reviewer for highly ranked conferences and journals in information retrieval. Her teaching interests include web science, information retrieval, data science, database management systems, and web applications.