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Data Science for Healthcare

Numerical Analysis

Objective: providing numerical analysis tools for scientific computing, with particular attention to linear algebra, polynomial approximation, numerical integration, numerical solution of ordinary differential equations and partial differential equations, approximation of eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

Data Management for Big Data

Objective: introducing students to computational management of data, in particular the characterization of an information system, data modeling, design and management of databases, including non-traditional ones (eg, unstructured documents, spatial data, biological data , multimedia data), to the fundamentals of distributed data and to methodologies and techniques for the management and analysis of big data.

Optimization Models

Objective: providing students with the methodological, theoretical and practical tools to formulate linear programming models and combinatorial optimization problems and to solve them, even for high dimensionality problems, using appropriate optimization software.

Open Data Management and the Cloud

Objective: providing students with practical information on how to design data models and data structures, to manage metadata to optimize access and research, and to become familiar with interoperability standards. The course will focus on the concept of open data, with efficiency for big data projects, and the concept of cloud as an infrastructure for data management and their processes.

Introduction to Machine Learning

Objective: Introduce the students to the machine learning fundamentals, to the main techniques on supervised learning, and to the principal application domains. Present evolutionary calculation. The course explains how to design, develop and evaluate simple ML-based end-to-end systems and, at the same time, how to describe their operations.