Tag: regression

R Tutorial

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This series of text-based tutorials covering a variety of introductory topics in R: Input Basic Data Types Basic Operations and Numerical Descriptions Basic Probability Distributions Basic Plots Intermediate Plotting Indexing Into Vectors Linear Least Squares Regression Calculating Confidence Intervals Calculating pValues Calculating The Power Of A Test Two Way Tables Data Management Time Data Types Introduction to Programming Object Oriented Programming Case Study: Working Through a HW Problem Case Study II: … Continue Reading

Statistical Learning (Stanford University)

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“This is an introductory-level course in supervised learning, with a focus on regression and classification methods. The syllabus includes: linear and polynomial regression, logistic regression and linear discriminant analysis; cross-validation and the bootstrap, model selection and regularization methods (ridge and lasso); nonlinear models, splines and generalized additive models; tree-based methods, random forests and boosting; support-vector machines. Some unsupervised learning methods are discussed: principal components and clustering (k-means and hierarchical). This … Continue Reading

Data Science and Machine Learning with Python – Hands On!

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From Udemy: “Become a data scientists in the tech industry! Comprehensive data mining and machine learning course with Python & Spark. What Will I Learn? Develop using iPython notebooks Understand statistical measures such as standard deviation Visualize data distributions, probability mass functions, and probability density functions Visualize data with matplotlib Use covariance and correlation metrics Apply conditional probability for finding correlated features Use Bayes’ Theorem to identify false positives Make predictions … Continue Reading

Statistics and Probability

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A list of courses from the Khan Academy covering the following topics: Introduction to statistics Analyzing categorical data Displaying and comparing quantitative data Summarizing quantitative data Modeling data distributions Exploring bivariate numerical data Study design Probability Counting, permutations, and combinations Random variables Sampling distributions One-sample confidence intervals One-sample z and t significance tests Two-sample inference for the difference between groups Inference for categorical data (chi-square tests) Advanced regression (inference and … Continue Reading

R Reference Card for Data Mining

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This cheat sheet covers the following aspects in data mining in R: Association Rules & Frequent Itemsets Sequential Patterns Classification & Prediction Regression Clustering Outlier Detection Time Series Analysis Text Mining Social Network Analysis and Graph Mining Spatial Data Analysis Statistics Graphics Data Manipulation Data Access Big Data Parallel Computing Generating Reports Interface to Weka Editors/GUIs Other R Reference Cards RDataMining Website, Package, Twitter & Groups

Intro to Inferential Statistics

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From Udacity: “Inferential statistics allows us to draw conclusions from data that might not be immediately obvious. This course focuses on enhancing your ability to develop hypotheses and use common tests such as t-tests, ANOVA tests, and regression to validate your claims.” The course consists of seven lessons: Estimation Hypothesis Testing t-tests ANOVA Correlation Regression Chi-squared Tests This course is a preliminary step towards the Udacity Data Analyst Nanodegree Program, designed to … Continue Reading

DataCamp – Correlation and Regression

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From DataCamp: “Ultimately, data analysis is about understanding relationships among variables. Exploring data with multiple variables requires new, more complex tools, but enables a richer set of comparisons. In this course, you will learn how to describe relationships between two numerical quantities. You will characterize these relationships graphically, in the form of summary statistics, and through simple linear regression models.” This course consists of five chapters: Correlation and regression Correlation Simple … Continue Reading

DataCamp – Introduction to Machine Learning

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From DataCamp: “This online machine learning course is perfect for those who have a solid basis in R and statistics, but are complete beginners with machine learning. After a broad overview of the discipline’s most common techniques and applications, you’ll gain more insight into the assessment and training of different machine learning models. The rest of the course is dedicated to a first reconnaissance with three of the most basic machine … Continue Reading

IEEE International Conference on Data Mining

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Next Event: November 18-21, 2017 – New Orleans, LA From ICDM: “The IEEE International Conference on Data Mining series (ICDM) has established itself as the world’s premier research conference in data mining. It provides an international forum for presentation of original research results, as well as exchange and dissemination of innovative, practical development experiences. The conference covers all aspects of data mining, including algorithms, software and systems, and applications.”

AnacondaCON

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Next event: April 8-11, 2018 – Austin, TX Stay up-to-date for AnacondaCON 2018 From AnacondaCON: AnacondaCON is the place to fast track your current knowledge of Open Data Science, through engagement with visionaries who have established modern Open Data Science technology and are pioneering its evolution. You’ll learn best practices and how other thought leaders are leveraging Anaconda to accelerate the value from their data.   Highlights from AnacondaCON 2017 … Continue Reading