Alex Aklson

Alex Aklson, Ph.D., is a data scientist in the Digital Business Group at IBM Canada. Alex has been intensively involved in many exciting data science projects such as designing a smart system that could detect the onset of dementia in older adults using longitudinal trajectories of walking speed and home activity. Before joining IBM, Alex worked as a data scientist at Datascope Analytics, a data science consulting firm in Chicago, IL, where he designed solutions and products using a human-centred, data-driven approach. Alex received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Toronto.

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What is Data Science? (Coursera)

The art of uncovering the insights and trends in data has been around since ancient times. The ancient Egyptians used census data to increase efficiency in tax collection and they accurately predicted the flooding of the Nile river every year. Since then, people working in data science have carved [...]

Visualización de Datos con Python (Coursera)

"Una imagen vale mas que mil palabras". Todos estamos familiarizados con esta expresión. Se aplica especialmente cuando se trata de explicar la información obtenida del análisis de conjuntos de datos cada vez más grandes. La visualización de datos juega un papel esencial en la representación de datos tanto a [...]

Applied Data Science Capstone (Coursera)

This capstone project course will give you a taste of what data scientists go through in real life when working with data. You will learn about location data and different location data providers, such as Foursquare. You will learn how to make RESTful API calls to the Foursquare API [...]

AI Capstone Project with Deep Learning (Coursera)

Sep 19th 2022
AI Capstone Project with Deep Learning (Coursera)
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In this capstone, learners will apply their deep learning knowledge and expertise to a real world challenge. They will use a library of their choice to develop and test a deep learning model. They will load and pre-process data for a real problem, build the model and validate [...]

Data Visualization with Python (Coursera)

One of the key skills of a data scientist is the ability to tell a compelling story, visualizing data and findings in an approachable and stimulating way. Learning how to leverage a software tool to visualize data will also enable you to extract information, better understand the data, and [...]

Building Deep Learning Models with TensorFlow (Coursera)

Sep 19th 2022
Building Deep Learning Models with TensorFlow (Coursera)
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The majority of data in the world is unlabeled and unstructured. Shallow neural networks cannot easily capture relevant structure in, for instance, images, sound, and textual data. Deep networks are capable of discovering hidden structures within this type of data. In this course you’ll use TensorFlow library to apply [...]

Introduction to Deep Learning & Neural Networks with Keras (Coursera)

Sep 19th 2022
Introduction to Deep Learning & Neural Networks with Keras (Coursera)
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Looking to start a career in Deep Learning? Look no further. This course will introduce you to the field of deep learning and help you answer many questions that people are asking nowadays, like what is deep learning, and how do deep learning models compare to artificial neural networks? [...]

Data Science Methodology (Coursera)

Despite the recent increase in computing power and access to data over the last couple of decades, our ability to use the data within the decision making process is either lost or not maximized at all too often, we don't have a solid understanding of the questions being asked [...]

Trabalho de conclusão de Ciência de Dados Aplicada (Coursera)

Este curso do projeto de conclusão mostrará um pouco do que os cientistas de dados passam na vida real ao trabalhar com dados. Você aprenderá sobre dados de localização e diferentes provedores de dados de localização, como o Foursquare. Você aprenderá como fazer chamadas de API RESTful para a [...]

O que é ciência de dados? (Coursera)

A arte de revelar os insights e as tendências dos dados existe desde a antiguidade. Os antigos egípcios usavam os dados do censo para aumentar a eficiência da cobrança de impostos e previam com precisão a cheia do Nilo todos os anos. Desde então, as pessoas que trabalham com [...]