# Mathematics for Data Science Specialization

Build a Foundation for your Data Science Skills. Master a wide range of math underlying Data Science and learn how to apply it in practice

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## About this Specialization

## Applied Learning Project

Each course of the specialisation ends with a project that gives an opportunity to see how the material of the course is used in Data Science. Each project is directed at solving practical problem in Data Science. In particular, in your projects you will analyse social graphs, predict estate prices and uncover hidden relations in the data.

No prior experience required.

No prior experience required.

### There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

### Discrete Math and Analyzing Social Graphs

The main goal of this course is to introduce topics in Discrete Mathematics relevant to Data Analysis.

### Calculus and Optimization for Machine Learning

Hi! Our course aims to provide necessary background in Calculus sufficient for up-following Data Science courses.

### First Steps in Linear Algebra for Machine Learning

The main goal of the course is to explain the main concepts of linear algebra that are used in data analysis and machine learning. Another goal is to improve the student’s practical skills of using linear algebra methods in machine learning and data analysis. You will learn the fundamentals of working with data in vector and matrix form, acquire skills for solving systems of linear algebraic equations and finding the basic matrix decompositions and general understanding of their applicability.

### Probability Theory, Statistics and Exploratory Data Analysis

Exploration of Data Science requires certain background in probability and statistics. This course introduces you to the necessary sections of probability theory and statistics, guiding you from the very basics all way up to the level required for jump starting your ascent in Data Science.

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#### National Research University Higher School of Economics

National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE) is one of the top research universities in Russia. Established in 1992 to promote new research and teaching in economics and related disciplines, it now offers programs at all levels of university education across an extraordinary range of fields of study including business, sociology, cultural studies, philosophy, political science, international relations, law, Asian studies, media and communicamathematics, engineering, and more.

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