Two new courses in computer science and data mining to business

Published: 9 December 2015

Do not miss the chance to optimize your business profits and revenues with two new training courses on data science and data mining.

Data Science and data mining have become two of the main terms of the business over the past five years. Luleå University now arrange two training courses for companies and organizations who want to understand how to streamline the system and its organization using the latest tools in the field.

- The courses have been designed for the needs of professionals who have already some background on databases. On these one-week intensive courses, the skills are learned through hands-on exercises and through business-relevant experimentation with industry applications, said Tero Päivärinta, Professor of Information Systems at Luleå University.

Data Science and data mining are combined studies in different areas using databases, computer architectures, big data, and much more as a complement to carry out a clear and enhanced business analysis of current and new markets.

- Abilities of data mining and data science increase the company’s ability to identify useful patterns from day-to-day operations data that improve business decisions and profitability. By creating analytical models of the company’s data and analyzing the business decisions and options in light of those makes it possible to discover intelligence that improves the company’s profitability and success. The instructor, dr. Ahmed Elragal / LTU, has vast experience on hands-on education on data mining and data science as well as on industry collaboration with the most important state-of-the-art solution vendors. His recent full-time affiliation at LTU opened the opportunity to provide these courses also as tailored for the industry, for the first time in Luleå, still through a reasonable cost structure through the co-operation with LTU business, said Tero Päivärinta, Professor of Information Systems at Luleå University.