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 Summer School on Big Data in Business Environment 2015

From 31th August to 11th September 2015, Wroclaw University of Economics provides an attractive setting for a wonderful summer school experience. The summer school’s topic is Big Data in Business Environment, hence adressing a range of relevant and exciting subjects. It is organized by the University of Wroclaw within the IS:link network, in close collaboration with the University of Duisburg-Essen and the University of Leipzig. The summer school offers an inspiring mix of classes, activities and excursions. The summer school covers subject areas that are of substantial relevance both in IS research and in business practice:

  • The methods of text classification
  • An introduction to algorithms of the field of machine learning
  • Predictive analytics with R and Big Data
  • Data is beautiful workshop
  • Social media sentiment mining
  • Data Science and Big Data Analytics
  • Data analytics lifecycle
  • Advanced Analytics and Statistical Modeling for Big Data
  • Mongo DB
  • HBase

Important Dates

  • Registration deadline: 31st July, 2015
  • Summer school: 31.08 - 11.09.2015


  • Location: Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland
  • Accommodation: Przegubowiec dormitory
  • Fee: The costs for 12 days of tuition, accommodation (Arrival: 30st August; Departure: 11th September), meals, social events and two-day trip to Krakow: 515 EUR
  • There will be a written exam at the end of the summer school. On successful completion 6 ECTS will be granted.

For further information and questions regarding registration please see the information brochure and visit the official website.


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