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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 [...]
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Machine Learning Fundamentals (edX)

Understand machine learning’s role in data-driven modeling, prediction, and decision-making. Do you want to build systems that learn from experience? Or exploit data to create simple predictive models of the world?
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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 [...]
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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 ( 3 votes )

The Science of Parenting (edX)

Move beyond the chatter and opinion surrounding parenting and learn about the scientific findings and data that can help you make sensible, informed parenting decisions. Everyone has an opinion on parenting – where babies should sleep, what they should eat, and whether parents should spank, scold, or praise. What’s [...]
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Creating Virtual Reality (VR) Apps (edX)

Learn the tools and techniques to develop your own professional VR app in Unity 3D. Build professional VR apps using Unity 3D, a powerful cross-platform 3D engine that provides a user-friendly development environment.
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How Virtual Reality Works (edX)

Learn how virtual reality technology works by writing simple VR programs with WebVR. Virtual reality is changing the way we interact with the world. But how does it work, what hardware is involved, and how is software written for it?
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Algorithms and Data Structures Capstone (edX)

Synthesize your knowledge of algorithms and biology to build your own software for solving a biological challenge. Building a fully-fledged algorithm to assemble genomes from DNA fragments on a real dataset is an enormous challenge with major demand in the multi-billion dollar biotech industry. In this capstone project, we [...]
Average: 8 ( 2 votes )

Graph Algorithms in Genome Sequencing (edX)

Learn how graphs are used to assemble millions of pieces of DNA into a contiguous genome and use these genomes to construct a Tree of Life.
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