VCM 566: Applications of Data Science to Livestock Systems

3 credit hours | Available Fall 2021

Learn about platforms, data management, databases, machine learning and more. Work through problem assignments which require the integration of skills and knowledge to real world problems.

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Course Goal

Develop your skills in collection, organization, wrangling, dashboarding and advanced analytics of data in animal-based food production systems.

Learning Objectives

  1. Build an appropriate database for the type and quantity of data that is required.
  2. Ensure that the database is of sufficient quality to perform analysis.
  3. Construct a dashboard to describe the available data.
  4. Implement simple machine learning tools on the available data.



This course is an approved elective for the Master of Veterinary Science Degree.

Class Instructor
DVM, MS, DABVP (Food Animal)
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