Gong Xi Fa Cai to everyone! We are proud to announce the start of DataScience.Sg MOOC Study Group. The goal of MOOC Study Group is to provide a platform for members to discuss and share their learning experience from online courses. We will have our first meet-up on the 22nd Feb at 11am-1pm, just before the DataScience.Sg meetup.
For the first MOOC, we will be going for Andrew Ng's class Machine Learning Course: https://www.coursera.org/course/ml (https://www.google.com/url?q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.coursera.org%2Fcourse%2Fml&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNExa5IvbE7priMvRSp2qboPEpQMEA)
Please go to the link and watch the videos on the following topics (click the preview lecture button for the videos):
1) Linear Regression with One Variable
2) Linear Regression with Multiple Variables
For each meet-up, we will go through two week's worth of lesson materials (according to the selected course's schedule).
As this is a soft launch, we would like to keep the meet-up size small so do register your interest early.
MOOC Study Group will be led by Koo:
Koo Ping Shung is an experienced analytics professional armed with an MBA degree and SAS programming skills, who aims to use statistics/analytics to assist businesses to become efficient and effective.
He is experienced in Business Intelligence, Statistical Modelling/Analytics, Scorecards, Data Mining, Data Management (ETL process, access rights management and so on). He is the former Chairman of Working Committee, Singapore SAS User Group.
His business areas of interests includes but not limited to Strategic Planning & Execution, Human Resource Management, Marketing Management and Change Management. Koo is effectively bilingual and have strong interest in China's history and ancient works such as Sun Zi Art of War, The Analects and 36 Strategies.