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.
Through semester assessment (40%) and Final Exam (60%)
Basic statistics and database management.
(MATH1005 OR MATH1905) AND (INFO2120 OR INFO2820).