Big data are too large or complex to be handled by traditional methods. This course explores what big data are, where they come from, and what we can do with them. We will cover the ethical, philosophical, and methodological complexities involved, and do some introductory hands-on analysis.
Prerequisite(s):Sociology 2205A/B or 0.5 course from the Introductory Statistics Course List.
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.
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