Tag: data analysis

College of Charleston – Data Science Program

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From the College of Charleston: “At the College of Charleston, data science students are taught to scrape, process, organize, and analyze large data sets to identify patterns and trends. They learn to use the tools and problem-solving skills of mathematics and computer science to gather information from large, multidimensional data sets, data streams and complex systems. Whether you plan to crunch numbers for the sports analytics, precision medicine, and predict … Continue Reading

Columbia University – Certification of Professional Achievement in Data Science

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From Columbia: “The Certification of Professional Achievement in Data Sciences prepares students to expand their career prospects or change career paths by developing foundational data science skills. Join us from anywhere in the world as this program is now also offered online.” Required/Core Courses: Algorithms for Data Science: Methods for organizing data, e.g. hashing, trees, queues, lists, priority queues. Streaming algorithms for computing statistics on the data. Sorting and searching. … Continue Reading

UC Berkeley – Master of Information Management and Systems

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From UC Berkeley: “The Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS) program is a 48 unit, two-year full time program, designed to train students in the skills needed to succeed as information professional. Such professionals must be familiar with the theory and practice of storing, organizing, retrieving and analyzing information in a variety of settings in business, the public sector, and the academic world. Technical expertise alone is not sufficient … Continue Reading

UC Berkeley – The Master of Information and Data Science

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From UC Berkeley: “The Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) delivered online prepares data science professionals to be leaders in the field. By blending a multidisciplinary curriculum, experienced faculty, an accomplished network of peers, and the flexibility of online learning, the accredited datascience@berkeley program brings UC Berkeley to you, wherever you are.   Complete a Rigorous, Skills-Driven Curriculum. The 27-unit MIDS program draws upon the social sciences, computer science, … Continue Reading

An Example Machine Learning Notebook

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From GitHub: “In this notebook, I’m going to go over a basic Python data analysis pipeline from start to finish to show you what a typical data science workflow looks like. In addition to providing code examples, I also hope to imbue in you a sense of good practices so you can be a more effective — and more collaborative — data scientist. I will be following along with the … Continue Reading

The Data Science Workflow

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From BinaryEdge: “When dealing with data, it helps to have a well defined workflow. Specifically, whether we want to perform an analysis with the sole intent of “telling the story” (Data Visualisation/Journalism) or build a system that relies on data to model a certain task (Data Mining), process matters. By defining a methodology in advance, teams are in sync and it is easier to avoid losing time trying to figure … Continue Reading

R for Excel Users

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This post covers the why and how to switch from Excel to R for managing data and undertaking analysis. It covers the following topics: Four Fundamental Differences Between R and Excel Example: Joining two tables together Interation Generalizing through functions “Excel users have a strong mental model of how data analysis works, and this makes learning to program more difficult. However, learning to program will allow you to do things … Continue Reading

Enterprise Data World

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Next Event: April 27-28, 2018 San Francisco, CA “The 21st Annual Enterprise Data World (EDW) Conference is recognized as the most comprehensive educational conference ondata management in the world. Your Transformation to Data-Driven Business Starts Here!” 2018 Registration Videos from previous conferences

Global Artificial Intelligence Conference

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Upcoming Event:  January 17-19, 2018 Santa Clara, CA From Global AI Conference’s website: “Global Big Data Conference’s vendor agnostic Global Artificial Intelligence(AI) Conference is for all industry verticals(Finance, Retail/E-Commerce/M-Commerce, Healthcare/Pharma/BioTech, Energy, Education, Insurance, Manufacturing, Telco, Auto, Hi-Tech, Media, Agriculture, Chemical, Government, Transportation etc.). It will be the largest vendor agnostic conference in AI space. The Conference allows practitioners to discuss AI through effective use of various techniques.” 2018 Agenda Registration

The Machine Learning Conference

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Upcoming Event: November 10th San Francisco, CA From ML Conference website: “MLconf gathers communities to discuss the recent research and application of Algorithms, Tools, and Platforms to solve the hard problems that exist within organizing and analyzing massive and noisy data sets.” MLconf Blog 2017 Registration