Introduction to Management Science and Big Data

Course Name: 

SM856 Introduction to Management Science and Big Data




Elective Courses

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Introduction to management science; types of data; steps in data science process; linear programming; What-if analysis for linear programming; Integer programming; Non- linear programming; the evolution of Big Data; characteristics of Big Data; Big Data trends; Big Data in various industries; Big Data Analytics; Introduction to Big Data technologies like Hadoop; security and privacy issues in Big Data.


Hillier, Frederick S. and Mark S. Hillier, Introduction to Management Science, Third Edition, Tata McGraw-Hill Edition, Special Indian Edition, New Delhi, 2009. Van Rijmenam, Mark, Think Bigger: Developing a Successful Big Data Strategy for your business, American Management Association, 2014. Acharya S. and Chellappan, S., Big Data and Analytics, Wiley, New Delhi, 2015. Garcia Marquez, F. P. and Lev, B. (Eds.), Big Data Management, Springer, 2017.


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