Yoav Freund

Dr. Freund is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering in the University of California San Diego. He and Dr. Robert Schapire have invented the Adaboost learning algorithm for which they received the Kannelakis Prize and the Godel Prize.

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Big Data Analytics Using Spark (edX)

Learn how to analyze large datasets using Jupyter notebooks, MapReduce and Spark as a platform. In data science, data is called “big” if it cannot fit into the memory of a single standard laptop or workstation. The analysis of big datasets requires using a cluster of tens, hundreds or [...]

Probability and Statistics in Data Science using Python (edX)

Using Python, learn statistical and probabilistic approaches to understand and gain insights from data. The job of a data scientist is to glean knowledge from complex and noisy datasets. Reasoning about uncertainty is inherent in the analysis of noisy data. Probability and Statistics provide the mathematical foundation for such [...]