Introduction to Data Science

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Event Details

  • Date: 24th May 2021
  • Time: 10:00 – 11:15
  • Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes
  • Audience: All Staff | All Students
  • Digital Capability: Digital Information, Data and Media Literacy
  • Booking Link: https://edin.ac/3vAt8kE

Event Overview

Introduction to Data Science is a short webinar designed to introduce the beginner to the exciting world of data science for staff and student learners

Topics covered:

  • Definition of data science
  • Uses of big data
  • Data science skill set
  • Data science lifecycle
  • Coding languages/tools
  • Data cleaning/editing
  • Statistics & Analysis
  • Sampling for primary research
  • Secondary data sources
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Data visualisation

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