Data Visualization & UX – Mark Schindler and Bang Wong ODSC Boston 2015
Data Visualization & UX from odsc Data Visualization is about helping people gain knowledge from data. The focus of this workshop is on approaches to turn data into actionable insights, combining heuristics for visual analytics with techniques from user-experience design. Participants will learn how to choose and create data... Read more
What Can Graphs Teach Us about Teachers: Using Graphs for High Quality Recommendations – Amit Bhattacharyya ODSC Boston 2015
What Can Graphs Teach Us about Teachers: Using Graphs for High Quality Recommendations from odsc Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace for teachers to buy, sell and share original educational resources. As any marketplace grows, there is an increasing need to provide a customized experience so that the... Read more
Scalable Data Science and Deep Learning with H2O – Arno Candel ODSC Boston 2015
Scalable Data Science and Deep Learning with H2O from odsc The era of Big Data has passed, and the era of sensory overload – that is, the proliferation of sensor data – is upon us. The challenge today is how to create the next generation of business and consumer... Read more
Winning Data Science Competitions – Owen Zang ODSC Boston 2015
Owen Zhang is no stranger to data science competitions. He has competed in and won several high profile challenges, and is currently ranked 1st out of a community of 200,000 data scientists on Kaggle. This is an opportunity to learn the tips, tricks and techniques Owen employs in building... Read more
Big But Personal Data: How Human Behavior Bounds Privacy and What We Can We Do About It – ODSC Boston 2015
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Thinking in Data Workshop – David Weisman ODSC Boston 2015
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An introduction to Bayesian Statistics using Python – Allen Downey ODSC Boston 2015
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Quantifying Uncertainty: Evaluating Trading Algorithms using Probabilistic Programming ODSC Boston 2015
There exist a large number of metrics to evaluate the performance and risk of a trading strategy. Although those metrics have proven to be useful tools in practice, most of them require a large amount of data and yield unstable results on shorter timescales. Quantopian allows users to develop... Read more
Data Science on a Budget: Maximizing Insight and Impact – Nicholas Arcolano PhD ODSC Boston 2015
Data Science on a Budget: Maximizing Insight and Impact – Nicholas Arcolano PhD from freshdatabos Talk Abstract Many companies have “big data”, but not every company has the resources (or need) for a big data team. In this talk we will discuss lessons I’ve learned from working as part... Read more
In Defense of Imprecision: Why Traditional Approaches to Data Visualization are Changing – ODSC Boston 2015
In Defense of Imprecision: Why Traditional Approaches to Data Visualization are Changing from freshdatabos In the worlds of research, science, and academia, much attention is given to precision, objectivity, and de-biasing data. The ability to “lie with data” is a legitimate concern. In business analytics, and the burgeoning area... Read more