Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Informatization, Digitalization and Documentation of Heritage
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits:
Exm (3 credits)
Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Miroslav Fikar, DrSc.
Name of lecturer(s):
M. Kvasnica (2015/2016 – Winter)
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The course deals with processing of data which are stored in the XML (Extensible Markup Language) format. Students will learn to verify the structure of XML files, validate their content using DTD and XML Schema, search through them using XPATH and transform XML documents using XSLT.
Prerequisites for registration:
Course contents:
The course is divided into four parts. The first one covers structure of XML documents and their syntax, tree organization of XML files and industrial standards derived from XML. Second part is devoted to validation of content of XML documents using DTD and XML Schema. Third part is concerned with the XPATH technology which allows to search through XML files. The final part deals with transformation of XML documents using XSLT.
Recommended or required reading:
  • TIDWELL, D. XSLT: Mastering XML Transformations. USA: O'Reilly Media, 2001. 480 s. ISBN 978-0-596000-53-0.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
The course contains 13 lectures, each taking 1 hour and 13 laboratory practices, each taking 2 hours.
Assesment methods and criteria:
The course is finished upon oral defense of the final project.
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
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