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II-Big Data Science

Course Code :6001FTIIOT
Study domain:Electronics
Location:Not at UA, but at UGent
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:60
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Credit contract not possible
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Tijl De Bie
Erik Mannens

3. Course contents *

Big Data Management:

  • NoSQL databases, CAP Theorem
  • Big Data platforms: Hadoop & Spark
  • Technical components of the Semantic Web
  • Stream Management systems

Interactive Data Visualisations

  • Human Perception
  • Design Principles and interaction
  • D3.js & Leaflet

Algorithms & Analysis Techniques

  • Algorithms on the web (PageRank, Adwords,...)
  • Machine learning (Recommendation systems, classification, regression)   
  • Data Mining (market-basket analysis, clustering algorithms)
  • Algorithms for the analysis of data streams

Guest lectures by Belgian Big Data companies