Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Information Systems

IIS Acad. year 2017/2018 Winter semester 4 credits

Information system as a special case of a system. Kinds of information systems OLAP and OLTP. History of information systems. Technology of information system with relational database system building. Internet type of information system. Technology of client and server programming (JavaScript and PHP). Technology of XML language.


Language of instruction



Credit+Examination (written)

Time span

26 hrs lectures, 13 hrs projects

Assessment points

51 exam, 19 half-term test, 30 projects




Burget Radek, Ing., Ph.D. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Hynek Jiří, Ing. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Němečková Zita, Ing. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Pastushenko Olena, Ing. (DIFS FIT BUT)
Rudnitckaia Julia, Mgr. (DIFS FIT BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Ability to model especially economic reality in the information system. Ability and knowledge to implement information systems under database technologies in the internet environment.

Learning objectives

To obtain common overview of information system branch. To get basic knowledge of information systems based on the relational database technology. To get basic knowledge of communication part of IS based on internet technology.


Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

relational database theory, computer networks and protocols

Study literature

  • Tuček, J.: Geografické informační systémy. Principy a praxe., Computer Press Brno 1998, 424 p., ISBN 80-7226-091-X
  • McLeod, R.: Management Information Systems, Prentice Hall International London 1998, 655 p., ISBN 0-13-896101-8
  • Complete set of electronic supporting text with full-text searching 

Fundamental literature

  • Král, J.: Informační systémy, Science Veletiny 1998, 358 p., ISBN 80-86083-00-4
  • Pokorný, J.: Databázové systémy a jejich použití v informačních systémech, Academia Praha 1992, 313 p., ISBN 80-200-0177-8
  • St Laurent, S.: Tvorba internetových aplikací XML, Computer Press Brno 1999, 222 p., ISBN 80-7226-170-3

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Information and information system, basic terms, model and its presentation, classification.
  2. Consistence, basic data structures, structure, collection, object.
  3. Serialization - basic formats.   
  4. Serialization - markup languages SGML/XML (DTD)   
  5. Serialization - XML, DOM
  6. Visualization - HTML, XPath, XSLT.
  7. Visualization - extended, DOM manipulation, JavaScript, client JavaScript.
  8. Server - PHP, information systems application on server, database connection.
  9. Information Systems Architecture - distributed information systems. 
  10. OLTP - processes and their models, transactions.
  11. Methodology of OLTP information system design, three-teer architecture, example.
  12. OLAP information systems, data warehouses   
  13. Other information systems..

Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students

  • Design of an information system according to the specification
  • Implementation of the designed system on specified platform

Progress assessment

Mid-term writing checking. Continuous checking of the project solution by the supervisor.

Controlled instruction

The minimal number of points which can be obtained from the final exam is 20. Otherwise, no points will be assign to the student.

Exam prerequisites

At least 25 points obtainable during the semester (checking of the continuous and project).

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 3rd year of study, Compulsory
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