CSC 520 - Big Data and Its Applications
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
This course is for student to understand big data and its impact on the society and business. The students will gain insight by doing hands-on exercises with tools and systems in big data. Students will learn the basics of Hadoop with MapReduce, Spark, Pig and Hive. Students will learn how to perform predictive modeling and leverage graph analytics to model problems. This course prepares the student to get insight from big data, communicate effectively with data scientists, and do basic exploration of large and complex datasets. Students will integrate basic big data tools and skills and application domain knowledge to complete course projects.
Prerequisite: CSC 510 and STAT 540
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