With the growth of smart devices and the huge amounts of data they generate, plus the ability of computers to digest and learn from this data, Big Data Analytics has become a critical area of focus for most businesses. Students will learn about predictive models that create business value from Big Data solutions, the technology (databases, query languages, architectures), and statistical techniques of Big Data Analytics. Prerequisites: basic understanding of statistics, databases, and data management.
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