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IS 597 PRO - Adv Topics Data An & Data Sci - Progr Analytics & Data Process

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Variety of newly developed and advanced topics courses within the fields of Data Analytics & Data Science, intended to augment the existing Information Sciences curricula. Course Information: 2 to 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Approved for Letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in the same or separate semesters to a maximum of 16 hours, if topics vary.

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Prerequisite: IS 452-Foundations of Information Processing; or equivalent programming knowledge. Building on the fundamentals introduced in IS 430-Foundations of Info Processing, this course adds skills, data structures, tools, & patterns needed for developing & modifying software to solve more complex problems & to improve code maintainability & reliability. These skills are relevant to many types of programming, but many scenarios used will involve data analysis, conversion, validation & processing pipelines. The course helps prepare students for work on larger projects with multiple developers. Includes test-driven design, more OOP design concepts, refactoring, profiling, introductory parallel processing & more. Primarily uses the Python language. Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall , Spring


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