Mar 15–18, 2020

Hands-on data science with Python (Day 2)

Don Fox (Pragmatic Institute)
Location: 211 D

Who is this presentation for?

Data scientists or analysts





  • Data cleaning
  • Feature engineering
  • Model building and evaluation
  • Deployment

Prerequisite knowledge

  • A basic understanding of Python
  • Familiarity with pandas (useful but not required)

What you'll learn

By the end of this two-day training course, you'll understand:

  • The basics of machine learning, feature engineering, anomaly detection, and recommendation engines
  • The fundamentals of scikit-learn

And you'll be able to:

  • Create machine learning processes with scikit-learn
  • Evaluate machine learning applications to real-world problems
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Don Fox

Pragmatic Institute

Don Fox data scientist in residence in Boston for The Data Incubator. Previously, Don developed numerical models for a geothermal energy startup. Born and raised in South Texas, Don has a PhD in chemical engineering, where he researched renewable energy systems and developed computational tools to analyze the performance of these systems.

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