[NYC] Featured R experts Meetup, R classes and 12 week Data Science Bootcamp

By Vivian S. Zhang

(This article was first published on SupStat Data Science Blog » r-bloggers, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

There are a few exciting announcements I would love to share with R community. We feel very honored to host meetup and class offered by Kaggle #1 ranked Data Scientist, Owen Zhang and book author of Applied predictive modeling, Max Kuhn.

Featured R experts meetup

Featured talk given by Kaggle world ranked #1 Owen Zhang

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015, 7:00 PM

No location yet.

1 data scientists Attending

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Applied Predictive Modeling by Max Kuhn

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015, 7:00 PM

Thoughtworks NYC
99 Madison Avenue, 15th Floor New York, NY

34 data scientists Attending

Max Kuhn, Director, Nonclinical Statistics of Pfizer, has published his long waited book . He will join us and share his experience with Data Mining with R.

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Upcoming Data Science Courses

Course Time
Intro to Data Science with R Jan 15 and 16(Thurs and Fri) Details
R Shiny workshop Jan 23 and 24(Thurs and Fri) Details
Data Science with R: Data Analysis Jan 17th, 23th, 30th, Feb 7th, 14th, 2015(Five Sat) Details
Data Science with R: Machine learning Jan 18th, 24th, 31th, Feb 8th, Feb 15th(Five Sun) Details
Advanced R: Applied Predictive Modeling with Max Kuhn Feb 18 and 19(Wed and Thurs) Details
Data Science with R: Data Analysis Feb 21th, 28th, Mar 7th, 14th, 21th 2015(Five Sat) Details
Data Science with R: Machine learning Feb 22, Mar 1st, 8th, 15th, 22th 2015(Five Sun) Details

12-week Data Science Immersive program

Join our full time program to become a data scientist and learn the practical skills needed for your career while building awesome solutions for real business and industry problems.

In this program students will learn beginner and intermediate levels of Data Science with R, Python & Hadoop as well as the most popular and useful R packages like Shiny, Knitr, rCharts and more. Once the foundation of learning has been set, students work on a 2-week, hands-on project with the instructor and mentored by top Chief Data Scientists in NYC. During the final week, students will have the opportunity to interview 300+ hiring companies in New York and the Tri State area.(Apply to http://nycdatascience.com/bootcamp/, deadline: Jan 6th, 2015)

NYC Data Science Curriculum:

  • Weeks 1 & 2 ———– Data Science With R: Data Analysis & Github
  • Weeks 3 & 4 ———– Data Science With R: Machine Learning &
  • Week 5 —————— Most Popular And Useful R Toolkits
  • Week 6 —————— Data Science With Python: Data Analysis
  • Week 7 —————— Data Science With Python: Machine Learning & Python Flask
  • Week 8 —————— Big Data With Hadoop: Data Engineering Professionals
  • Week 9 —————— Big Data With Hadoop: 5 Real World Applications
  • Weeks 10 & 11 ——– Capstone Project
  • Week 12 —————- Interview Preparation, Job Fair & On-Site Interviews

As you can tell, we are heavy covering R in our program. As far as we know, we are the only data science bootcamp who is teaching R, the other schools are focusing on Python.

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