About the content
Data and visual analytics is an emerging field concerned with analyzing, modeling, and visualizing complex high dimensional data.
This course will introduce students to the field by covering state-of-the-art modeling, analysis and visualization techniques. It will emphasize practical challenges involving complex real world data and include several case studies and hands-on work with the R programming language.
Mathematics: basic linear algebra, calculus, introductory probability
No background in machine learning is required
- Programming in R
- The R Programming Language
- R Programming Syntax
- R Programming and Data Structures
- Data Analysis
- Data Preprocessing
- Data Processing
- Data Visualization
- Logistic Regression
- Linear Regression
Udacity is a for-profit educational organization founded by Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, and Mike Sokolsky offering massive open online courses (MOOCs). According to Thrun, the origin of the name Udacity comes from the company's desire to be "audacious for you, the student". While it originally focused on offering university-style courses, it now focuses more on vocational courses for professionals.