31250 Introduction to Data Analytics6cp; 3hpw (workshop/laboratory)
Anti-requisite(s): 31040 Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery AND 32130 Fundamentals of Data Analytics
Data analytics is the art and science of turning large quantities of usually incomprehensive data into meaningful and commercially valuable information. It is the basis of modern computer analytics and intelligence. It includes a number of IT areas, such as statistical methods for identifying patterns in data and making inferences; database technologies for managing the data sets to be mined; a range of intelligent technologies that derive automatically patterns from data; and visualisation and other multimedia techniques that support human pattern discovery capabilities. This subject offers the foundations of data analytics, data mining and knowledge discovery methods and their application to practical problems. It brings together the state-of-the-art research and practical techniques in data analytics, providing students with the necessary knowledge and capacity to initiate and conduct data mining research and development projects, and professionally communicate with analytics experts.
Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus
This subject is also available in Hong Kong and Shanghai to offshore students only.
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- Subject EFTSL: 0.125