Category Archives: Data Science education

KDD 2020 Opens Call for Research and Applied Data Science Paper Submissions

ACM SIGKDD Invites Industry and Academic Experts to Submit Advancements in Data Mining, Knowledge Discovery and Machine Learning for 26th Annual Conference in San Diego Read more here

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Logistic Regression in R: A Classification Technique to Predict Credit Card Default

Logistic regression is one of the statistical techniques in machine learning used to form prediction models. It is one of the most popular classification algorithms mostly used for binary classification problems (problems with two class values; however, some variants may … Continue reading

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Data Science Skills: Domain Expertise, Programming, Statistics

Source: Business Over Broadway Based on a study of 620+ data professionals, we found that data science skills fall into three broad areas: domain expertise (in our case, business), technology/programming and math/statistics.

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Democratizing Data Science Education (Video)

Personalized, open data science courses at scale Source: Jonathan Cornelissen @DataCamp.com    

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Using Machine Learning to Predict Customers’ Purchases (Video)

In her project called “More than Guts,” Galvanize Data Science graduate Deseanae Bluiett uses machine learning to easily provide data driven sales and marketing insights. The focal point is an interactive sales and marketing dashboard that identifies customer segments and utilizes … Continue reading

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2015 Trends in Data Science (Infographic)

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Big Data Analytics 2014 Predictions from IIA

Listen to the recorded webcast here. From Sarah Gates’ post: “At the end of the webcast, our listeners voted on which predictions they thought would come true.  The results of the voting are shown below.  If they are right, we … Continue reading

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Competitive Data Science with R and Python (Video)

Corey Chivers presents “From Dark Matter to Whale Calls: Competitive data-mining with R and Python” at Montreal Python; quotes John Tukey “The best thing about being a statistician is that you get to play in everyone’s backyard” and updates it … Continue reading

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Visualising the Road to Becoming a Data Scientist

Source: Swami Chandrasekaran  

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Rachel Schutt on Educating Data Scientists (Video)

Rachel Schutt, Senior Research Scientist, Johnson Research Labs, describes in this DataEDGE 2013 presentation how she developed the “Introduction to Data Science” course at Columbia (Fall 2012) based on her experience as a statistician at Google and a series of informal … Continue reading

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