In order to register in COMP 4254 students must have completed all prerequisites. This is the final course for the Applied Data Analytics Certificate (ADAC) from BCIT Computing and assumes students have completed both MATH 3060 and COMP 2854 prior to this course. Building on statistics, data mining, Python for Data Analysis and visualization techniques, students who have completed the core requirements of ADAC will be able to integrate these advanced topics into a data analytics project. Participants are introduced to emerging sources of digital mapping data, data standards, mapping compilation procedures, mapping systems, plus an introduction to cartography tools and techniques in data analytics and Big Data. Labs and exercises use Excel, Python and Apache Spark for data mining with a focus on Business Intelligence and Big Data. Discussions also include NoSQL databases, and Hadoop. Students learn to work with a variety of structured and unstructured data sources to model, analyze and visualize data. Upon successful completion, participants will be able to present an advanced data analytics project start-to-finish.
Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.
Wed Sep 30 - Wed Dec 16 12 Weeks
|Sep 30 - Dec 16||Wed||18:00 - 21:00||DTC Online Delivery|
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Fall 2017
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