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Cloud Computing and Data Analytics 6 Credits

Course Contents

The exponential growth of the digital universe, particularly in the form of storage and computing power in recent decades, enables companies to accumulate huge amounts of data at moderate cost. Accompanying this technological shift is a widespread realization that collected data contain potentially valuable information. Exploiting this stored data, in order to extract useful and actionable information, is the overall goal of the generic activity termed data analytics. The course includes the following elements:
- Basics of cloud architecture,
- Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
- The MapReduce framework, especially Hadoop
- Fundamental tasks in data mining, i.e., classification, regression, clustering and association rules
- Basic machine learning techniques for classification, regression, clustering and association rules
- Organization of a data mining project, i.e., preprocessing, modeling and evaluation
- Software tools for data analytics
- Data analytics applied in different business domains
- Research directions in data mining and machine learning

Prerequisites

The applicant must hold the minimum of a bachelor'rs degree (ie. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 credits within the major subject in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering (with relevant courses in Computer Engineering), Informatics, Computer Science, Interaction Design (with relevant courses in web programming) or equivalent. Proof of English proficiency is required.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: TCCR26
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering

Upcoming course occasions

This course is cancelled for study period Sep 30-Oct 28.

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2019: Sep 30 - Nov 03
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Tuwe Löfström
Course coordinator
Tuwe Löfström
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
13998kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-T9364

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