Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT): A private research University in Cambridge, Massachusetts with a strong emphasis in science, engineering and technological education and research. Founded 1861.
Number one in the QS World University Rankings 2016. More than 85 Nobel Laureates have been affiliated with MIT.
The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century.
Internet of things (IoT)
While the promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) brings many new business prospects, it also presents significant challenges ranging from technology architectural choices to security concerns. The Internet of Things course offers important insights on how to overcome these challenges and thrive in this exciting space.
This Digital course will survey state-of-the-art topics in Big Data, looking at data collection (smartphones, sensors, the Web), data storage and processing (scalable relational databases, Hadoop, Spark, etc.), extracting structured data from unstructured data, systems issues (exploiting multicore, security), analytics (machine learning, data compression, efficient algorithms), visualization, and a range of applications.