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Course Description

This course is designed to give students an overview of big data, state of the practice in analytics, the role of the data scientist, big data analytics in industry verticals, and analytics life-cycle as an end-to-end process. It focuses on key roles for a successful analytic project, main phases of the life-cycle, developing core deliverables for stakeholders, team work skills, and problem solving skills.

What Will You Learn?

This course provides a technical foundation with skills in critical thinking, knowledge extension and transfer, research application, and report writing with respect to big data and data analytics.

Learn how to:

  • Engage in machine learning using Weka and IBM Watson.
  • Employ appropriate statistical tests to test hypotheses on data.
  • Implement machine learning algorithms both in supervised and unsupervised learning.
  • Utilize relational database management systems, NoSQL and Hadoop databases.
  • Produce relevant visualizations from data.

Notes

Classroom sessions for this course are held in a computer lab and attendance is required to be successful in the course.

Open lab hours are also available outside of class time to complete the mandatory labs and assignments.

Course materials, video lectures and discussions are delivered and facilitated online within the D2L Learning Management System.

Throughout the semester, student questions related to course content may be answered either by the instructor on discussion board or by an online tutor via email. For more information, please email Anne-Marie Brinsmead, Program Director, at a2brinsm@ryerson.ca

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Course Sections

Class Number
5417
Type
LEC
Days
M
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jan 13, 2020 to Apr 13, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom/Online  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,017.01 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
5418
Type
LEC
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jan 14, 2020 to Apr 14, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom/Online  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,017.01 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
5887
Type
LEC
Days
T, Th
Time
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
Jan 14, 2020 to Mar 03, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
3.0
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom/Online  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,017.01 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
6305
Type
LEC
Days
Sa
Time
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jan 18, 2020 to Apr 18, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
3.0
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom/Online  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,017.01 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1377
Type
LEC
Days
Sa
Time
9:30AM to 3:30PM
Dates
May 02, 2020 to Jun 20, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
42.0
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom/Online  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,017.01 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1378
Type
LEC
Days
M, W
Time
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
May 04, 2020 to Jun 17, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom/Online  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,017.01 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1380
Type
LEC
Days
T, Th
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
May 05, 2020 to Jun 16, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom/Online  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,017.01 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1376
Type
LEC
Days
W
Time
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
May 06, 2020 to Aug 05, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom/Online  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,017.01 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1379
Type
LEC
Days
M, W
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jun 22, 2020 to Aug 10, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom/Online  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,017.01 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1381
Type
LEC
Days
T, Th
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jun 23, 2020 to Aug 04, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom/Online  
Compulsory Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,017.01 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information