Serious Data Science is a monthly series of intensive data science collaborative informal learning sessions conducted by the NOVA Data Science Meetup. We will be diving into deep study of seminal Data Science learning resources.
The March 12, 2019 Serious Data Science session will cover Chapter 10 - - Unsupervised Learning (including R applications) of ISLR.
Our initial focus will be mastery of “the ‘how to’ manual for statistical learning - Introduction to Statistical Learning; with Applications in R by Gareth James et al.
The book can be purchased online (e.g., see Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Introduction-Statistical-Learning-Applications-Statistics/dp/1461471370) and supplementary materials are available on a website constructed and maintained by one of the authors, Gareth James: www.statlearning.com
Serious Data Science will meet from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm the second Tuesday of each month in the REI Systems, Inc conference room. The address is 45335 Vintage Park Plz, Sterling VA 20166
We will be covering 2 to 3 chapters per month, including the applications in R.