Publication Date

Fall 2015

Document Type

Project Summary

Degree Name

Master of Science


Computer Science

First Advisor

(Clare) Xueqing Tang, Ph.D.

Second Advisor

Soon-Ok Park, Ph.D.

Third Advisor

Neng-Shin Chen, M.S.


The telecommunications industry regularly uses data analytics in fields such as customer analysis and network optimization. For financial analysis such as identifying risks, which could negatively impact an entity’s financial performance, communications service providers have traditionally used statistical sampling techniques that cover only short time periods and a limited subset of data.

Given the massive number of transactions processed by telecommunications companies; and the costs and complexity involved in their operations, data analytics offers a valuable opportunity for enhancing the frameworks and procedures they adopt to drive profitability and minimize unnecessary downside risk.


Co-authored capstone with authors listed in alphabetical order by OPUS staff.