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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CMTH 642</span>

CMTH 642 Data Analytics: Advanced Methods


Certificate and Degree Credit
Science Program Area


Prerequisite(s): Department consent
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $1084.46* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)


This course builds on the previous Basic Methods course and covers more advanced concepts including classification and clustering algorithms, decision trees, linear and logistic regression, time series analysis, and text analytics. The course will provide applied knowledge on how to analyze large scale network data produced through social media. In this context topics include network community detection, techniques for link analysis, information propagation on the web and information analysis of social media.

Note: Computer Requirements: Students in the Data Analytics, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics certificate should consult the attached flyer for computer requirements.

The course materials, video lectures, discussions, and support for this course are delivered and facilitated online within the learning management system.

The course meets once a week on campus for an in-class session.

These weekly in-class sessions on campus are held in a computer lab and run from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Throughout the semester, student questions related to course content may be answered either by the instructor on discussion board or by an online tutor via email. For more information, please email Anne-Marie Brinsmead, Program Director, at a2brinsm@ryerson.ca

Distance Course Outline (subject to change) Request Department Consent

Fall 2017
Enrolment for Fall 2017 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.12 Sep 2017 - 12 Dec 2017
Thursday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.14 Sep 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
Winter 2018
Enrolment for Winter 2018 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Classroom Delivery Option
Saturday9:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.13 Jan 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
Tuesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.16 Jan 2018 - 17 Apr 2018
Tuesday9:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.16 Jan 2018 - 17 Apr 2018
Thursday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.18 Jan 2018 - 19 Apr 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 12, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on February 26, 2018.
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday & Wednesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 07 May 2018-20 Jun 2018
Tuesday & Thursday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 26 Jun 2018-07 Aug 2018

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