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Make Data Work
March 5–6, 2018: Training
March 6–8, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

In-Person Training
Hands-on data science with Python

Zachary Glassman (The Data Incubator)
Monday, March 5 & Tuesday, March 6, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Willow Glen (1&2)

Participants should plan to attend both days of this 2-day training course. Platinum and Training passes do not include access to tutorials on Tuesday.

Zachary Glassman demonstrates how to build intelligent business applications using machine learning, taking you through each step in developing a machine learning pipeline, from prototyping to production. You'll explore data cleaning, feature engineering, model building and evaluation, and deployment and extend your knowledge by building two applications from real-world datasets.

What you'll learn, and how you can apply it

  • Learn how to build intelligent business applications with Python

Zachary Glassman demonstrates how to build intelligent business applications using machine learning, taking you through each step in developing a machine learning pipeline, from prototyping to production. You’ll explore data cleaning, feature engineering, model building and evaluation, and deployment and extend your knowledge by building two applications from real-world datasets. All work will be done in Python.

Outline

Day 1

  • Recommendation engines
  • Overview of data and its wrangling
  • Item-item correlations and finding similar items
  • User similarity and predicting user ratings
  • Collaborative filtering
  • Evaluating model performance

Day 2

  • Anomaly detection
  • Data format and goal
  • Limitations of time series data
  • Detrending and seasonality
  • Windowing and local scores
  • Setting thresholds for classification
  • Online learning

About your instructor

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Zachary Glassman is a data scientist in residence at the Data Incubator. Zachary has a passion for building data tools and teaching others to use Python. He studied physics and mathematics as an undergraduate at Pomona College and holds a master’s degree in atomic physics from the University of Maryland.

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Comments

sushil sinha |
01/23/2018 5:10pm PST

It would also be useful to have some familiarity with libraries like pandas

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Zachary Glassman | DATA SCIENTIST IN RESIDENCE
01/08/2018 2:42am PST

Hi Everyone,
A good understanding of basic python will be necessary. It would also be useful to have some familiarity with libraries like pandas and numpy.

Zach

Joel Sweatte |
01/06/2018 2:24am PST

I have the same question as Jay.
Joel

Jay Kurrle |
12/06/2017 5:19am PST

Hi Robert,
How much experience in Python is needed for this class?