ORIE 5270

ORIE 5270

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

This course offers a broad overview of computational techniques and mathematical skills that are useful for data scientists. The course is designed as a "boot camp" to offer students an intensive immersion into the subject over a short period of time. The topics include: unix shell, version control: Git, iPython, creating web APIs, data structures and algorithms, working with databases, exploratory data analysis: using Python and related libraries to explore data sets (pandas, bokeh), Map-Reduce, Spark, Hadoop, overview of some machine learning and optimization algorithms (logit regression, Poisson regression, k-means, neural networks, stochastic gradient descent, gradient descent, lbfgs), Python libraries for data analysis (scikit-learn, pytorch, SciPy, numpy), parallel computing, unit testing, IEEE 754 (Infinity, NaN, rounding error, overflow and underflow).

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: ORIE MEng students.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 12059ORIE 5270  LEC 001

    • F
    • Jan 22 - Mar 9, 2019
    • Ding, L

      Grimmer, B

  • Restricted to ORIE MEng students.