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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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 [...]
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Visualização de dados com o Python (Coursera)

"Uma imagem vale mais que mil palavras". Todos conhecemos essa expressão. Ela é válida principalmente quando se tenta explicar algum insight obtido através de análises de conjuntos de dados cada vez maiores. A visualização de dados tem um papel essencial na representação de dados pequenos e de larga [...]
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Metodologia de Ciência de Dados (Coursera)

Apesar do recente aumento do poder da computação e do acesso a dados nas últimas décadas, nossa capacidade de usar os dados em um processo de decisão é frequentemente perdida ou não maximizada. Não temos uma compreensão sólida da pergunta que está sendo feita e como aplicar os dados [...]
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The Data Science Method (edX)

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The Data Science Method (edX)
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Learn about the methodology, practices and requirements behind data science to better understand how to problem solve with data and ensure data is relevant and properly manipulated to address a variety of real-world projects and business scenarios.
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Deep Learning Fundamentals with Keras (edX)

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Deep Learning Fundamentals with Keras (edX)
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New to deep learning? Start with this course, that will not only introduce you to the field of deep learning but give you the opportunity to build your first deep learning model using the popular Keras library. Looking to kickstart a career in deep learning? Look no further. This [...]
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Data Science and Machine Learning Capstone Project (edX)

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Create a project that you can use to showcase your Data Science skills to prospective employers. Apply various data science and machine learning techniques to analyze and visualize a data set involving a real life business scenario and build a predictive model. Now that you've taken several courses on [...]
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Introduction to Data Science (edX)

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Introduction to Data Science (edX)
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Learn about the world of data science first-hand from real data scientists. The art of uncovering the insights and trends in data has been around for centuries. The ancient Egyptians applied census data to increase efficiency in tax collection and they accurately predicted the flooding of the Nile river [...]
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Visualizing Data with Python (edX)

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Visualizing Data with Python (edX)
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Data visualization is the graphical representation of data in order to interactively and efficiently convey insights to clients, customers, and stakeholders in general. "A picture is worth a thousand words." We are all familiar with this expression. It especially applies when trying to explain the insights obtained from the [...]
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