Introduction to Big Data and Machine Learning

Spring 2021


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Prerequisite: Familiarity with the statistical software R.

Additional information: Familiarity with model building and model selection as well as the R program is not required but could also be helpful. Students without prior knowledge in R should plan on using free online resources to make themselves familiar with the basics of this statistical programming language.

This is an introduction to the uses and methods of working with Big data. Students explore how Big Data concepts, processes and methods can be used within the context of Survey Research.