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Area/Catalogue
INFS 2039

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
164143

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

2018 timetable due for release in October.

Course aim

To provide an overview of the tools and techniques of data analytics for big data, and how these can be used by an organisation. Tto introduce and use some of the common big data tools.

Course content

An overview of big data analytics: data analytics lifecycle; Clustering; association rules;  regression; classification; time series analysis; text analytics; MapReduce and Hadoop; In-Database analytics.

Big Data: Analytics flow for Big Data; MapReduce; NoSQL; data acquisition and storage.

Batch Analytics: Map-Reduce and Hadoop; Pig; Oozie, Spark.

Real-Time Analytics: Storm; Spark.

Interactive Querying, serving databases and Web Frameworks.

 

Textbooks

Baesens, B 2014, Analytics in a Big Data World: The Essential Guide to Data Science and its Applications, Wiley

Bahga, A, Madisetti, V 2016, Data Science and Analytics: A hands on Approach, Arshdeep Bahga & Vijay Madisetti

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 50% N/A
Assignment 2500 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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