What is Data Science?

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Skills You'll Learn

Data Science, Github, R Programming, Rstudio

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AM

Jul 22, 2017

Great Primer for what Data Science is about. It also provides the infrastructure of tools needed. This was what I was after, a way to provide other data scientist hardware and infrastructure support.

WC

Sep 26, 2017

I really don't know much about this stuff, I think the jury's still out on whether the last four weeks will be helpful in the future. We'll see how much I think I've learned at the end of the course

From the lesson
Data Science Fundamentals
In this module, we'll introduce and define data science and data itself. We'll also go over some of the resources that data scientists use to get help when they're stuck.

Taught By

  • Jeff Leek, PhD

    Jeff Leek, PhD

    Associate Professor, Biostatistics
  • Roger D. Peng, PhD

    Roger D. Peng, PhD

    Associate Professor, Biostatistics
  • Brian Caffo, PhD

    Brian Caffo, PhD

    Professor, Biostatistics

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