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Emerging Technologies: From Smartphones to IoT to Big Data Specialization
Launch Your Career in Advanced Emerging Technology. Master advanced technologies and market trends to lead future R&D and business.
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
This Specialization includes various advanced projects. The Big Data project uses IBM SPSS Statistics, the AR (Augmented Reality) smartphone project analyzes limits of AR applications, the Cloud Computing project uses AWS (Amazon Web Service) EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud), and the Smartphone project analyzes mobile communication, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth wireless IoT networks.
No prior experience required.
Yonsei University was established in 1885 and is the oldest private university in Korea.
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Is financial aid available?
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Can I take the course for free?
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Is this course really 100% online? Do I need to attend any classes in person?
This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.
How long does it take to complete the Specialization?
The time varies depending on the frequency with which courses are offered, but many students complete the specialization within 4 months.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
It is not required that you take the courses in the order they are presented.
Will I earn university credit for completing the Specialization?
The courses and the Coursera certificate are not equivalent to university credits.
What will I be able to do upon completing the Specialization?
Learners will be able to use this information (on Big Data, Smart Device, Mobile Communication, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, IoT, Cloud Computing, AR, Skype, YouTube, and Video Streaming) in expert level research, design, development, industrial strategic planning, business, administration, and management.
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