This course offers an applied typology of crowd-sourcing and its connection to big data. Crowd-sourced inputs allow organizations to query large amounts of big data, transforming it in order for evidence-based, decision-making conclusions to be made at scale with confidence and speed on anything from visualizing street traffic data to looking for disease trends. Skills taught include Intelligent Crowd-Sourcing Tools, Big Data Tools, Crowd-Sourcing Platforms, Hadoop, Machine Learning, MapReduce, and Cloud Computing.
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