Data Matters: Data Science Short Course Series (Aug. 8-12, 2016 at NC State)

In partnership with the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science at UNC-Chapel Hill and the National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS), the Data Science Initiative at NC State is sponsoring Data Matters: Data Science Short Course Series, a week-long series of classes for faculty, staff, students, researchers, and others who wish to increase their skills in data analytics and integrate data science methods into their research designs and skill sets. Scholars, analysts, and researchers from all disciplines and industries are welcome. Both one- and two-day courses will be offered; participants are welcome to register for one, two, or three classes.

Course offerings include Introduction to Data Science, Introduction to Data Visualization, Introduction to Data Science using R, Working with Messy Data, Open(ing) Data, Programming in R, Introduction to Machine Learning, Collecting, Classifying and Analyzing Textual Data, and Data Curation.

Visit the NC State Data Science Initiative website for more information and to register.