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Ken Kennedy Institute 2017 Data Science Boot Camp
Mon, May 15, 2017, 8:00 AM – Fri, May 19, 2017, 5:00 PM CDT
Monday-Friday, 8-5pm daily
Society has firmly entered the era of “data” and data-driven discovery and prediction will be in your future. The combination of ubiquitous network connectivity, powerful mobile computing devices, remote sensors and cameras, accurate location data, massive data-center resources, and commercial advertising incentives has spurred an astonishing growth in the collection and availability of data. To prepare you to leverage your data the Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology at Rice University is offering the Data Science Boot Camp to get you up to speed on skills required to start leveraging the latest data analytics tools.
Prerequisites: Students should have some previous exposure to basic probability, statistics, linear regression, matrix and vector notation, as well as some familiarity with R and Python programming languages.