Who is this class for: This course is for those new to data science. Completion of “Big Data Integration and Processing” is recommended. No prior programming experience is needed, although the ability to install applications and utilize a virtual machine is necessary to complete the hands-on assignments. Refer to the specialization technical requirements for complete hardware and software specifications.


Created by:  University of California, San Diego

  • Mai Nguyen

    Taught by:  Mai Nguyen, Lead for Data Analytics

    San Diego Supercomputer Center

  • Ilkay Altintas

    Taught by:  Ilkay Altintas, Chief Data Science Officer

    San Diego Supercomputer Center
Basic Info
Course 4 of 6 in the Big Data Specialization
Commitment5 Weeks, 3 - 5 hours per week
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 of 470 ratings

This is by far the most enjoyable course of the big data specialization, i loved the teaching approach and enjoyed all the hands on exercises. Great job!

The hands-on exercises were a little bit too easy.

a great course

Very interesting. KNIME is an exciting tool!