Predictive Analytics is a unit that encompasses the core body of knowledge in data science. Students will learn to analyse business needs and provide predictive solutions through team work and communication. Students will develop knowledge of the fundamental processes and methods in data science and their application in predictive analytics, including data exploration; classification and clustering; time series; model validation and deployment. Further, students will test and validate their models so that they can develop appropriate predictive methods to solve real-world problems.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Required and recommended readings will be made available on VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):