Information and Library Science
Z638 Big Data Analytics for Web and Text
Prerequisite(s): Students should have some basic programming skills.
Introduces fundamentals of big data analysis, focusing on its theoretical methodological aspects, including numerical and textual processing, statistical analysis, machine learning, and data retrieval, representation, semantics, and data storage. Open source data-operation frameworks and tools (R, Hadoop, NoSQL) are introduced and demonstrated that students use with real-world data sets.