UT Dallas 2018 Graduate Catalog

MIS6346 - Big Data

MIS 6346 (BUAN 6346) Big Data (3 semester credit hours) This course covers topics including (1) understanding of big data concepts (20%), (2) manipulation of big data with popular tools (50%), and (3) distributed analytics programming (30%). It is a project-oriented course; thus students will be required to establish a big data environment, perform various analytics, and report findings in their projects. Though concepts and theoretical aspects are addressed, more emphasis will be on actual operations of a big data system. Students will not only manipulate the basic big data software/system, but also use various dedicated big-data tools and perform distributed analytics programming with popular computer languages. Prerequisites: MIS 6320 or MIS 6326. (3-0) Y