POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER! 2/19/2019 Serious Data Science - Learn, Explore, Bu...
19 Feb. 2019 18:30 - 20:30Science and technology
NOTE: THIS SESSION (Originally scheduled for 2/12) HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO ICY WEATHER!
RESCHEDULED to 2/19/2019!
Serious Data Science is a monthly series of intensive data science collaborative informal learning sessions conducted by the NOVA Data Science Meetup. We will be diving into deep study of seminal Data Science learning resources.
The Feb. 19, 2019 (postponed from 2/12 due to weather) Serious Data Science session will cover Chapter 9 Support Vector Machines (including R applications) of ISLR.
Our initial focus will be mastery of “the ‘how to’ manual for statistical learning - Introduction to Statistical Learning; with Applications in R by Gareth James et al.
The book can be purchased online (e.g., see Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Introduction-Statistical-Learning-Applications-Statistics/dp/1461471370) and supplementary materials are available on a website constructed and maintained by one of the authors, Gareth James: www.statlearning.com
Serious Data Science will meet from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm the second Tuesday of each month in the REI Systems, Inc conference room. The address is 45335 Vintage Park Plz, Sterling VA 20166
We will be covering 2 to 3 chapters per month, including the applications in R.