Course: Practical Data Science


Event Details

Wednesday June 5, 2019 from 9:00 AM to Wednesday June 19, 2019 5:00 PM
TU/e campus
Data Science
€ 2,295.00 ex. vat

Course dates: 5, 12, 14 and 19 June 2019

Practical Data Science with R

This course aims to give you insight into practically usable methods for analyzing and modeling data and the use of these models for making predictions and in decision making. You learn to work in a statistically correct way and know how to interpret datasets. Essential knowledge for every business analyst and organization that wants to work with Big Data.

'Practical Data Science with R' starts with a short repetition of the knowledge base of the fields of statistics and probability. This provides a good starting point for the data analysis methods within the important areas of Data Mining (Big Data) and Time Series Analysis. You also become acquainted with the rapidly emerging software package R (as opposed to eg SPSS this is freeware).

At the end of the course you have insight and operational skills in the use of statistical techniques for processing and analyzing data.


Data Science

Data Science is an interdisciplinary field that uses a variety of techniques to create value based on extracting knowledge and insights from available data. The successful and responsible application of these methods highly depends on a good understanding of the application domain, taking into account ethics, business models, and human behavior.