Data Science in the Games Industry
Learn how the games industry can use big data to enhance the gaming experience and increase profits in this online course from the University of Dundee.
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at those who already work in the games industry, but may also be of interest to those looking to work in the sector.
What topics will you cover?
Week 1: Data in all its glory
The Data Exhaust
Tabular vs Big Data
Disappearances in the CAP Triangle
Week 2: Breaking the CAP Triangle
Graphs and Graph Databases
Dark Data’s Hiding Place
Week 3: Taming the Data Exhaust
Big Data and Distributed Systems
Hadoop, HDFS, MapReduce and Other Technologies
Week 4: Analysis is our answer
Introduction to Statistics
Introduction to R and Python
Machine learning and data mining
The Future of Data Science