Process Mining Course via Coursera

Process mining is a bridge between data mining and business process modeling. Process Mining can be used to study event and log files to extract meaning.

The Coursera course, Process Mining: Data science in Action, starts November 12, 2014.

Foundations of Data Analysis on EdX

EdX will be offering Foundations of Data Analysis via the University of Texas at Austin. The course starts November 4, 2014. Here is a list of topics:

  • Tutorials on using R
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Statistical Models (Regression)
  • Inferential Stats

Data Scientist's Guide to Startups – Round Table Discussion

This discussion was held at the KDD 2013 Conference in Chicago. The title says it all. Here is the full discussion.

A Data Scientist’s Guide to Start-Ups

The following people were involved in the discussion.

Big Data is Better Data?

Kenneth Cukier, Data Editor of The Economist and co-author of Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think, gives a wonderful talk about data. It is well worth the 15 minutes.

Got a PhD? Want to spend 6 weeks in NYC to become a Data Scientist?

The Data Incubator in New York City is a new data science bootcamp.

  • The program is run by Michael Li, a Princeton PhD and former Foursquare data scientist
  • Located in New York City
  • Tuition is Free
  • Help with job placement
  • Session runs from January 5, 2015 to February 13, 2015

Don’t delay! It is highly recommended to apply to The Data Incubator before the early deadline of October 7, 2014.