Tag: mathematics

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

The Ohio State University – Undergraduate Data Analytics Major

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From OSU: “Data analytics applies fundamental scientific principles to the analysis of large, complex data sets. This rapidly growing field needs practitioners with expertise that cuts across core disciplines of computer science, mathematics and statistics, and highly developed critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills. Data analytics is a uniquely interdisciplinary major with academic partnerships rarely found in other majors. Data analytics majors receive a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree.”

Johns Hopkins – Master of Science in Data Science

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From Johns Hopkins: “The rigorous curriculum focuses on the fundamentals of computer science, statistics, and applied mathematics, while incorporating real-world examples. With options to study online and on-site in state-of-the-art facilities at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, student learn from practicing engineers and data scientists. Graduates are prepared to succeed in specialized jobs involving everything from the data pipeline and storage, to statistical analysis and eliciting the story the … Continue Reading

How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking

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From Amazon: “The Freakonomics of math–a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands. The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In How Not to Be Wrong, Jordan Ellenberg shows us how terribly limiting this view is: Math isn’t confined to abstract incidents that never occur … Continue Reading

Kennesaw State University – PhD in Analytics and Data Science

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From Kennesaw State: “Kennesaw State University’s PhD in Analytics and Data Science is an advanced degree which has been developed to meet the market demand for Data Science. This degree with train individuals to translate large, structured and unstructured, complex datasets to information to improve decision making. This curriculum includes heavy emphasis on programming, data mining, statistical modeling, and the mathematical foundations to support these concepts. Importantly, he program also … Continue Reading

Turning Numbers into Knowledge: Mastering the Art of Problem Solving

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From Amazon: “This book (intended for beginning analysts, students, and the people training them) bridges general business problem solving and mathematics for improved effectiveness in work and life. Full of tools for solving real-world problems, this new edition is an ideal training manual for those who are intimidated by quantitative analysis and an excellent refresher for those looking to improve the quality of their data, the clarity of their graphics, … 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

Differential Equations

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A list of courses and exercises for learning and practicing the following topics in differential equations: First order differential equations Second order linear equations Laplace transform

Multivariable Calculus

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A list of courses and exercises for learning and practicing the following topics in multivariable calculus: Thinking about multivariable functions Derivatives of multivariable functions Applications of multivariable derivatives Integrating multivariable functions Green’s, Stoke’s, and the divergence theorems

Integral Calculus

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A list of courses and exercises for learning and practicing the following topics in integral calculus: Indefinite integrals Definite integrals introduction Riemann sums Fundamental theorem of calculus Definite integral evalution Integration techniques Area & arc length using calculus Integral applications Volume using calculus Sequences & series intro Series convergence & estimation Power series