School Of Computer, Data And Mathematical Sciences

Social Web AnalyticsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300958.3

Discipline: STATISTICS

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Students are expected to be familiar with fundamental computer programming concepts.


For students not enrolled in 3734 Bachelor of Data Science: 300700 Statistical Decision Making or 200263 Biometry or 200032 Statistics for Business


For students enrolled in 3734 Bachelor of Data Science: 301108 Thinking About Data

About this Unit
The Social Web provides everyone with a voice, information from Facebook, Twitter and Google+ should allow us to identify trends and relationships in society. Whilst this has interest on a personal level, the killer-apps will be in analysing such data for business; tracking the buzz around a new product, understanding the links between customers etc. This unit will introduce its students to the Social Web data that is available, and blend computational, mathematical and statistical concepts to allow extraction and analysis of such data.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Internet access

3687.2Bachelor of Information SystemsCURRENT
3688.1Bachelor of Information Systems AdvancedCURRENT


M3135.1Interactive AnalyticsCURRENT

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