Tag: engineering

Smith College – Statistical & Data Sciences Program

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From Smith: “The Statistical & Data Sciences (SDS) Program links faculty and students from across the College interested in learning things from data. At Smith, students learn statistics by doing–class time emphasizes problem-solving and hands-on contact with data. Many courses employ student-driven projects that allow students to pursue their interest in fields such as economics, psychology, political science, sociology, engineering, biology, environmental science, neuroscience, and geology. The Program is designed … Continue Reading

Texas A&M University – Master of Science in Analytics

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From Texas A&M: “The Department of Statistics offers a part-time Master of Science in Analytics that offers courses from the top-ranked Mays Business School and is open to working professionals with strong quantitative skills, for example bachelor’s degree holders in the sciences, mathematics, business and engineering fields. Skills learned are applicable in utilities, manufacturing, information, healtcare, natural resources, transportation, warehousing, finance and insurance, and many other sectors.”

Stanford University – Master of Science in Statistics: Data Science

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From Stanford: “The increasing importance of big data in engineering and the applied sciences motivates the Department of Statistics and ICME (Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering) to collaboratively offer a M.S. track that trains students in data science with a computational focus…. The Data Science track develops strong mathematical, statistical, computational and programming skill through the general master’s core and programming requirements, in addition to providing fundamental data science … Continue Reading

Data Science and Engineering with Spark

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From edX: This course “will teach student how to perform data science and data engineering at scale using Spark, a cluster computing system well-suited for large-scale machine learning tasks. It will also present a integrated view of data processing by highlighting the various components of data analysis pipelines, including exploratory data analysis, feature extraction, supervised learning, and model evaluation. Students will gain hands-on experience building and debugging Spark applications. Internal … Continue Reading

Linear Algebra (MIT)

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“This course covers matrix theory and linear algebra, emphasizing topics useful in other disciplines such as physics, economics and social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering…. This course has been designed for independent study. It provides everything you will need to understand the concepts covered in the course.” The course covers the following topics: Systems of linear equations Row reduction and echelon forms Matrix operations, including inverses Block matrices Linear dependence and … Continue Reading

Cloudera Engineering Blog

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“Best practices, how-tos, use cases, and internals from Cloudera Engineering and the community”, the blog is a deep dive into the functionality of the Cloudera products, covering a variety of topics in big data management and analysis and integrations with technologies such as Apache Spark, Hadoop, and Kafka.

Introduction to Programming with MATLAB

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From Coursera: “This course teaches computer programming to those with little to no previous experience. It uses the programming system and language called MATLAB to do so because it is easy to learn, versatile and very useful for engineers and other professionals. MATLAB is a special-purpose language that is an excellent choice for writing moderate-size programs that solve problems involving the manipulation of numbers. The design of the language makes it … Continue Reading

Big Data – Capstone Project

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This course is 6 of 6 in the Coursera Big Data Specialization. From Coursera: “Welcome to the Capstone Project for Big Data! In this culminating project, you will build a big data ecosystem using tools and methods form the earlier courses in this specialization. You will analyze a data set simulating big data generated from a large number of users who are playing our imaginary game “Catch the Pink Flamingo”. During … Continue Reading

Coursera Big Data Specialization

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From Coursera: “Drive better business decisions with an overview of how big data is organized, analyzed, and interpreted. Apply your insights to real-world problems and questions. Do you need to understand big data and how it will impact your business? This Specialization is for you. You will gain an understanding of what insights big data can provide through hands-on experience with the tools and systems used by big data scientists and … Continue Reading

DataKind Dublin

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Upcoming Events Calendar From Meetup.com: “We’re a collection of data scientists collaborating with charities, NGOs and social sector leaders to help change society for the better. We joined the worldwide DataKind movement in 2014, as one of the first chapters! On a project by project basis, we help charities realise the value within their data enabling them to make better decisions about how to run their business more effectively. We have a … Continue Reading