Requires programming skills or pre-requisite.

Python Data Analysis (Écully)

By | 2017-09-04T11:50:16+00:00 September 4th, 2017|"Core" Course in Data Science, Computer Programming, courses, Écully (Lyon) Campus, Programme Grande École (PGE)|

This course follows required course MK34 (Python Bootcamp).  It introduces students to more advanced data analysis using the Python data analysis library Pandas, which is used by most data scientists.  Students will lean to load data from Excel, plain text files, and SQL databases and APIs.  The data analysis process covered includes cleaning, aggregating and [...]

Web Database Programming (Écully)

By | 2017-09-04T10:48:19+00:00 August 30th, 2017|"Core" Course in Data Science, Computer Programming, courses, Écully (Lyon) Campus, Programme Grande École (PGE)|

In a short but intense course, students will learn how to do a "full-stack" database application using Flask in Python, a database, and HTML/CSS and Javascript.  This is a good overview of modern web technologies and how they fit together.  Students are required to have taken MK34 (Python Bootcamp) and ideally Python Data Analysis [...]

Big Data in Practice (Écully)

By | 2017-09-04T10:49:48+00:00 August 30th, 2017|"Core" Course in Data Science, Computer Programming, courses, Écully (Lyon) Campus, Programme Grande École (PGE)|

In a short bootcamp format, this intensive course reviews machine learning and algorithm design, introduces scikit-learn Python application of these algorithms on real data problems, and then introduces big data processing using Hadoop and Spark.  This course moves quickly and is very technical. MK34 (Python Bootcamp) is required. Course code: MK344 INSTRUCTORS: Visiting experts. [...]

Machine Learning for Finance (Paris)

By | 2017-09-04T10:55:53+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Computer Programming, courses, MS, Other Data Courses at EMLyon, Paris Campus|

This course will teach you the fundamentals of machine learning: principles and practice, using the programming language Python. It will cover Learning theory (statistical ground for learning from data), the main classes of learning algorithms (supervised, unsupervised), the Bias-variance trade-off and overfitting, model training, testing, and validation, and provide an introduction to network analysis, and neural networks [...]

Machine Learning (Écully)

By | 2017-09-04T11:44:43+00:00 August 30th, 2017|"Core" Course in Data Science, Computer Programming, courses, Écully (Lyon) Campus, Programme Grande École (PGE)|

How can a computer beat chess players and go players? How can a bank refine its credit scores to impressive levels, with the same techniques used by the NHS to predict hospital occupancy rates, just like Criteo and Google can predict if you are likely to click on an ad? In the last decades, [...]

Text Mining for Business (Écully)

By | 2017-09-04T11:47:06+00:00 August 30th, 2017|"Core" Course in Data Science, Computer Programming, courses, Écully (Lyon) Campus, Programme Grande École (PGE)|

Text data is a problem for many companies, as it is unstructured and requires special tools and skills to analyse.  However, the most valuable customer feedback usually occurs in text form:  customer care comments, posts on social media, reviews.  Being able to categorize and gain insights into text data is an invaluable skill for [...]

Python Bootcamp (Écully and remote)

By | 2017-09-04T11:51:14+00:00 August 30th, 2017|"Core" Course in Data Science, Computer Programming, courses, Écully (Lyon) Campus, Programme Grande École (PGE), Remote Registration Possible|

The Python Bootcamp introduces new programmers to the Python programming language, using the Jupyter notebook.  The course is oriented towards future data analysis courses, and will cover the basics of variables, error handling, loops and lists, dictionaries, reading and parsing simple data files, counters, string operations.  It is taught as a 3 week course, [...]