E&O: A Short Course on Modern Data Science: October 19, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsored by the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) and NSF ACE Data Science and Analytics Program at NC A&T State University

Location

This workshop took place at the Statistical Computing Lab at Marteena Hall on the campus of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T), Greensboro, NC.

Description

The course covered the basics of regression, classification and cluster analysis from a modern machine learning perspective that emphasizes various kinds of sparsity and applications. Topics include the Curse of Dimensionality, the use of the bootstrap and cross-validation, a primer on smoothers, variable selection, bagging, boosting, and stacking, support vector machines and random forests. It also included some exercises in R.


Poster

 

 

 

 

Dr. David Banks, the Director of SAMSI, taught the short course.

Questions: email Professor Seong-Tae Kim at: skim@ncat.edu