Ilkay Altintas

Ilkay Altintas is the Chief Data Science Officer at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), UC San Diego, where she is also the Founder and Director for the Workflows for Data Science Center of Excellence. Since joining SDSC in 2001, she has in the areas of computational data science and e-Sciences at the intersection of scientific workflows, provenance, distributed computing, bioinformatics, observatory systems, conceptual data querying, and software modeling. She is a co-initiator of and an active contributor to the popular open-source Kepler Scientific Workflow System. Ilkay Altintas received her Ph.D. degree from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

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Deploying Machine Learning Models (Coursera)

In this course we will learn about Recommender Systems (which we will study for the Capstone project), and also look at deployment issues for data products. By the end of this course, you should be able to implement a working recommender system (e.g. to predict ratings, or generate lists [...]
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Meaningful Predictive Modeling (Coursera)

This course will help us to evaluate and compare the models we have developed in previous courses. So far we have developed techniques for regression and classification, but how low should the error of a classifier be (for example) before we decide that the classifier is "good enough"? Or [...]
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Basic Data Processing and Visualization (Coursera)

This is the first course in the four-course specialization Python Data Products for Predictive Analytics, introducing the basics of reading and manipulating datasets in Python. In this course, you will learn what a data product is and go through several Python libraries to perform data retrieval, processing, and visualization. [...]
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Design Thinking and Predictive Analytics for Data Products (Coursera)

This is the second course in the four-course specialization Python Data Products for Predictive Analytics, building on the data processing covered in Course 1 and introducing the basics of designing predictive models in Python. In this course, you will understand the fundamental concepts of statistical learning and learn various [...]
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Big Data Modeling and Management Systems (Coursera)

Once you’ve identified a big data issue to analyze, how do you collect, store and organize your data using Big Data solutions? In this course, you will experience various data genres and management tools appropriate for each. You will be able to describe the reasons behind the evolving plethora [...]
Average: 3 ( 4 votes )

Machine Learning With Big Data (Coursera)

Want to make sense of the volumes of data you have collected? Need to incorporate data-driven decisions into your process? This course provides an overview of machine learning techniques to explore, analyze, and leverage data. You will be introduced to tools and algorithms you can use [...]
Average: 8 ( 4 votes )

Big Data Integration and Processing (Coursera)

At the end of the course, you will be able to: Retrieve data from example database and big data management systems; Describe the connections between data management operations and the big data processing patterns needed to utilize them in large-scale analytical applications; Identify when a big data problem needs [...]
Average: 7 ( 4 votes )

Introduction to Big Data (Coursera)

Interested in increasing your knowledge of the Big Data landscape? This course is for those new to data science and interested in understanding why the Big Data Era has come to be. It is for those who want to become conversant with the terminology and the core [...]
Average: 2 ( 4 votes )

Python for Data Science (edX)

Learn to use powerful, open-source, Python tools, including Pandas, Git and Matplotlib, to manipulate, analyze, and visualize complex datasets. In the information age, data is all around us. Within this data are answers to compelling questions across many societal domains (politics, business, science, etc.). But if you had access [...]
Average: 9 ( 4 votes )