FIN 7830 Financial Computing with Python and R (3 units)
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The course is designed to provide a gentle, yet intense, introduction to programming using Python and R for students with little or no prior experience in programming. The course will focus on planning and organizing programs in Business and Data Analytics, as well as the grammar of the Python and R programming languages.
In the current era of Big Data, the capabilities of a language/platform/tools to perform big data processing and generating quick insights are important to business to remain competitive in the market. This quick and dynamic insight (which changes very frequently) is valuable to the organizations. Python and R languages are selected in this course because they are the most popular options for big data processing due to their simple usage and wide set of data processing libraries. They are also preferred for making scalable applications and can be easily integrated with web applications.
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