Unit

School Of Computer, Data And Mathematical Sciences

Applications of Big DataWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301110.2

Discipline: COMPUTER SCIENCE

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Nicholas Tothill


Assumed Knowledge
Knowledge of computer software, databases, and entry-level statistics.


Prerequisite
301107 Analytics Programming OR 300580 Programming Fundamentals

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Sydney City Session 3  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Antoinette Cevenini  Timetable not available   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Sydney City Session 2  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Antoinette Cevenini  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Many techniques and tools have been developed over the past decade to cope with the ever-growing needs for the processing and analysis of big data. This unit will cover the key techniques that have been widely used in big data applications, such as relational and Not Only Structured Query Language (NoSQL) databases, Web Services, parallel and cloud computing, MapReduce, Hadoop and its eco-system. It aims to introduce the emerging technologies and applications in big data to students, and keep up with the latest trends in the industry.


Courses
2743.11Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
3687.2Bachelor of Information SystemsCURRENT
3688.1Bachelor of Information Systems AdvancedCURRENT
3734.1Bachelor of Data ScienceCONTINUING
3754.1Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT
3756.1Bachelor of Science (Pathway to Teaching Primary/Secondary)CURRENT
3757.1Bachelor of Advanced ScienceCURRENT
3763.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
3764.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International StudiesCURRENT
3769.1Bachelor of Data ScienceCURRENT
3770.1Bachelor of Applied Data ScienceCURRENT
4748.3Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
6040.1Diploma in Information and Communications Technology / Bachelor of Information SystemsCURRENT
6043.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

M3098.1Big DataCURRENT
MT3026.1Applied PhysicsCURRENT
MT3032.1Data ScienceCURRENT




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