date_range Débute le 2 septembre 2014
event_note Se termine le 16 septembre 2014
list 2 séquences
assignment Niveau : Introductif
chat_bubble_outline Langue : Anglais
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En résumé

This is an intensive, advanced summer school (in the sense used by scientists) in some of the methods of computational, data-intensive science. It covers a variety of topics from applied computer science and engineering, and statistics, and it requires a strong background in computing, statistics, and data-intensive research.

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Le programme

The anticipated schedule of lectures (subject to changes):

Each bullet bellow corresponds to a set of materials that includes approximately 2 hours of video lectures, various links and supplementary materials, plus some on-line, hands-on exercises.

1. Introduction to the school.  Software architectures.  Introduction to Machine Learning.

2. Best programming practices.  Information retrieval.

3. Introduction to R.  Markov Chain Monte Carlo.

4. Statistical resampling and inference.

5. Databases.

6. Data visualization.

7. Clustering and classification.

8. Decision trees and random forests.

9. Dimensionality reduction.  Closing remarks.

Les intervenants

  • Amy Braverman - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Thomas Fuchs - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Julian Bunn - Center for Data-Driven Discovery
  • Chris Mattmann - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Santiago Lombeyda - Center for Data-Driven Discovery
  • Ciro Donalek
  • Daniel Crichton - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Richard Doyle - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Ashish Mahabal
  • David Thompson - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Scott Davidoff - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • S. Djorgovski - Astronomy
  • Matthew Graham

Le concepteur

Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering research and education institution, where extraordinary faculty and students seek answers to complex questions, discover new knowledge, lead innovation, and transform our future. Caltech's mission is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education. We investigate the most challenging, fundamental problems in science and technology in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society.

La plateforme

Coursera est une entreprise numérique proposant des formation en ligne ouverte à tous fondée par les professeurs d'informatique Andrew Ng et Daphne Koller de l'université Stanford, située à Mountain View, Californie.

Ce qui la différencie le plus des autres plateformes MOOC, c'est qu'elle travaille qu'avec les meilleures universités et organisations mondiales et diffuse leurs contenus sur le web.

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