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Viewing: DATS 6101 : Introduction to Data Science

Last approved: Tue, 24 May 2016 08:18:39 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 23 May 2016 19:41:41 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Data Science (DATS)
Introduction to Data Science
Introduction to Data Science
Fall 2016
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STAT 6289 - Topics in Statistics
STAT 2118 or permission of the instructor
An undergraduate degree with a strong background in science, mathematics, or statistics
Dr. Tatiyana (Tanya) V Apanasovich
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STAT 6289 - Topics in Statistics
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Basic techniques of data science; algorithms for data mining; and basics of statistical modeling. Concepts, abstractions, and practical techniques.
After completing this class, you can expect to be prepared to dive in to deeper data science concepts and to apply the basic techniques in practice.
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Focus on the field of data science and associated professions.
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This is to be the first course in the Master of Science in Data Science program.
twilson (Mon, 19 Oct 2015 18:33:38 GMT): Rollback: invalid prerequisites and course restrictions
twilson (Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:44:38 GMT): Rollback: rolled back per your request. Please update prerequisites and resubmit
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