MBAN 6120 3.00
|Title||DATA SCIENCE II|
|Department||MASTER OF BUSINESS ANALYTICS|
This course is designed for business students who will pursue a career in the related industries. The course first teaches students Unix command line and Python programming language, which constitute the uniform computing environment for the following topics: data visualization; predictive modelling; relational database and SQL; Web APIs; big data, Hadoop and MapReduce; and Stochastic Search and Optimization methods. Towards the end of the course, various business cases from data science are introduced; examples may include: (i) online recommender systems; and (ii) Online targeted display advertising. Through in-class labs, the course gives students hands-on experience of advanced data science techniques. Students are required to bring own laptop to participate these in-class labs.