Introduction to Data Analytics (INFO3406)
UNIT OF STUDY
Big Data refers to datasets that are massive, heterogenous, and dynamic that are beyond current approaches for the capture, storage, management, and analysis of the data. The focus of this unit is on understanding and applying relevant concepts, techniques, algorithms, and tools for the analysis, management and visualization of big data - with the goal of keeping abreast of the continual increase in the volume and complexity of data sets and enabling discovery of information and knowledge to guide effective decision making .
Further unit of study information
Lecture 2 hrs/week; Laboratory 1 hr/week.
Through semester assessment (40%) Final Exam (60%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
(MATH1005 OR MATH1905) AND (INFO2120 OR INFO2820).
Basic statistics and database management.
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.