Course DescriptionThis course is an introduction to different aspects of data science. The focus is on data collection and management and then applying data analytics, statistical and machine learning models on the collected data. The topics of the course include big data, data models, distributed computing, regression and statistical analysis, neural networks, support vector machines, scalable machine learning models, basics of natural language processing, recommendation systems, and analyzing social graphs. All these topics will be discussed at the introductory level.
Prerequisite: CCPS209 and CMTH380 or CPS209 and MTH380