Hasso-Plattner-InstitutSDG am HPI
Hasso-Plattner-InstitutDSG am HPI

Informationsintegration (Sommersemester 2022)

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Felix Naumann (Information Systems) , Tobias Bleifuß (Information Systems)
Course Website: https://hpi.de/en/naumann/teaching/current-courses/ss-22/information-integration.html

General Information

  • Weekly Hours: 4
  • Credits: 6
  • Graded: yes
  • Enrolment Deadline: 01.04.2022 - 30.04.2022
  • Examination time §9 (4) BAMA-O: 01.08.2022
  • Teaching Form: Lecture
  • Enrolment Type: Compulsory Elective Module
  • Course Language: German

Programs, Module Groups & Modules

IT-Systems Engineering MA
Data Engineering MA
Digital Health MA
  • APAD: Acquisition, Processing and Analysis of Health Data
    • HPI-APAD-C Concepts and Methods
  • APAD: Acquisition, Processing and Analysis of Health Data
    • HPI-APAD-T Technologies and Tools
  • APAD: Acquisition, Processing and Analysis of Health Data
    • HPI-APAD-S Specialization
Cybersecurity MA


Information integration is the merging of heterogeneous information from various data sources to a homogenous, clean dataset. This lecture introduces this ever-important topic. It will cover the basic technologies, such as distributed database architectures, techniques for virtual and materialized integration, and data cleansing technologies.


Basic knowledge in the area of database management (DBS I).


  • Ulf Leser and Felix Naumann: Informationsintegration, dpunkt Verlag, 2006. This book is available at the UP library, as a free download from dpunkt and also, e.g., from Amazon.de.
  • Doan, Halevy, and Ives: Principles of data integration, Morgan Kaufmann, 2012.
  • Özsu and Valduriez: Principles of distributed database systems, Springer, 2011.
  • Stefan Conrad: Föderierte Datenbanksysteme, Springer, 1997.

Throughout the lecture we will refer to various scientific papers, that serve as in-depth references.


Lecture with exercises. The lecture can be held in English or German, depending on attendance.


An data integration project will be happening throughout the semester. Successful completion of this project task is necessary to be admitted to the written exam, which will take place end of semester.


Please see website.