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Want to learn more about data science but have no idea where to start? This course is for absolute beginners looking for an introduction to the basic Python programming and mathematical principles essential to learn as a first step toward developing data science skills or a new career in the field.
We will cover:
Introduction to programming in Python
Common Python libraries: NumPy, Pandas, Matplotlib
Foundations of linear algebra
Foundations of calculus
Foundations of probability
Foundation of statistics
June 24 to August 5
Mondays and Thursdays
6:30 - 9:30PM PT
Samiyeh is currently a Senior Data Scientist with Intertrust, where she works on industry-leading machine learning algorithms in IOT to optimize the operation of the “vertical industry,” such as energy and insurance. With her teaching experience and knowledge, she is leading the Data Science internship program for Interturst. Samiyeh has a doctorate in Theoretical Physics from Florida State University and the National Hight Magnetic Field Laboratory. During her PhD, she worked on advanced statistical analysis to understand the nature of disordered systems—such as glasses. Prior to joining Intertrust, she was an adjunct lecturer at San Francisco State University. Teaching is her passion and she enjoys sharing her experiences with anyone willing to learn.
Metis (thisismetis.com) accelerates careers in data science by providing full-time immersive bootcamps, evening part-time professional development courses, online resources, and corporate programs based in Seattle, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco.
Brought to you by Kaplan, Metis focuses primarily on Python, machine learning, data visualization, deep learning, big data processing, statistical foundations, and more. Students and alumni of the bootcamp program receive continuous support from our career advisors, empowering them to pursue a successful career in the fast-growing field of data science.
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