Course details

Information Systems

IIS Acad. year 2010/2011 Winter semester 4 credits

Current academic year

Information system as a special case of a system. Kinds of informarion systems OLAP and OLTP. History of information systems. Technology of information system with relational database system building. Portal 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




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 portal 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, model and its realization, OLAP a OLTP.
  2. Example of information system - internet shop, design methodology I.
  3. Example of information system - internet shop, design methodology II. 
  4. Information system as documents circulation, HTML as the document type, DOM 
  5. Server part of information system - introduction into PHP I.
  6. Server part of information system - introduction into PHP II.
  7. PHP and MySQL.
  8. Example of information system - internet shop, server part realization.
  9. Introduction into JavaScript. 
  10. Client JavaScript.
  11. Example of information system - internet shop, client part realization.
  12. XML technology. 
  13. XML technology II..

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 25. Otherwise, no points will be assign to a 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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