Big Data and Knowledge Management Systems
(빅데이터 및 지식 관리 시스템)

Spring 2021

Tue/Thu, 11:00 - 12:15

Instructor: Prof. Sang Kyun Cha (
TA: Joohyun Lee (, Jaehwan Lim (


This course deals with modeling and management of various types of big data and knowledge from the data-driven service life cycle perspective. Students learn modern technologies of ingestion, storage, distribution, and processing of big data in parallel and distributed cloud computing environment, and complete a term project on real-world data-driven applications.

  • · Historical development of data models and data management systems
  • · Structured data management and relational data model
  • · Relational data storage and meta data management, and query processing
  • · Transaction management and database recovery management
  • · Spatio-temporal data, graph data, semi-structured and unstructured data, and knowledge structures
  • · Parallel and distributed big data systems and complex analytics processing and machine learning on cloud infrastructure
  • · Big data and model life cycle management


  • · Attendance 5%
  • · Assignment 30%
  • · Midterm exam 25%
  • · Final exam 40%