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Data Analytics - Mining and Analysis of Big Data

Data Science
Free Course

Learn how to analyse big data using mining and clustering techniques.

  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
Description Outcome Certification View course modules

Learn about the concept of big data and a number of techniques that are used to analyse and interpret big data by studying the course Data Analytics - Mining and Analysis of Big Data. 


The course begins by introducing you to big data and lists the four V’s of big data. You will learn about associative rule mining, and about when association can be applied and the patterns that arise in mining.

Next, you will learn about clustering analysis. You will examine the difference between clustering and classification and the different types of clustering. You will also learn about K-means clustering and K-meloids.

Finally, you will learn about online and active learning. You will learn about experimentation and the difference between an online and offline context of creating data. You will be introduced to the n-arm bandit problem and how to find solutions for the multi-arm bandit problem.

This course will be of great interest to professionals involved in data science and data analysis and any learner who wants to learn more about analysing big data using mining and clustering techniques.

Having completed this course you will be able to: - Define association rule mining. - Explain mining frequent patterns and rules. - List when association rules can be applied. - Define the apriori algorithm. - List the four V’s of big data. - Explain why social media data can be hard to disambiguate . - Distinguish between clustering and classification. - Explain why clustering is used. - List the different types of clustering. - Define K-Means clustering. - Explain k-meloids. - Distinguish between online and offline context of creating data. - Define what stochastic multi-choice problems are. - Explain the n-arm bandit problem. - Describe some solutions for the multi-arm bandit problem.

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