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BUS 212A — Analyzing Big Data II

Prerequisite: BUS 211f. May not be taken for credit by students who took BUS 212f in prior years.

Teaches theory and best practices of modern business analytics, with particular attention to business intelligence, predictive, and prescriptive modeling. We continue with data preparation and visualization introduced in BUS 211f, and provide hands-on experience with major methods of data mining and machine learning. In addition to working with RStudio and R packages, students will become experienced in methods of reproducible research, professional communication of analytic results and creation of data products. Significant use of case studies. Usually offered every year.
Robert Carver and Ahmad Namini