Aug 12, 2020  
2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DATA 518 - Big Data Analytics

(3cr) This course introduces students to concepts, methods and tools used in the analysis and management of massive data sets. Topics will include the map-reduce programming paradigm, cluster analysis, algorithms and libraries for working with large graphs, disk-based and memory-based distributed computing, stream processing, large-scale machine learning, and analysis of distributed algorithms. The course will explore the historical context, current relevance, and future growth of data analytics. Students will be expected to complete an independent research project chosen with guidance from the instructor.



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