Sponsored by the National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS), the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), and the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science, the “Data Matters: Data Science Short Course Series” is a week-long series of classes for researchers, data analysts, and other individuals who wish to increase their skills in data studies and integrate data science methods into their research designs and skill sets. Scholars, analysts, and researchers from all disciplines and industries are welcome. Both one- and two-day courses will be offered; participants are welcome to register for one, two, or three classes.
The Data Matters Short Course Series is structured in three blocks: June 22-23, June 24, and June 25-26.The schedule for each day will run from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Three courses are offered concurrently in each block. You can choose just one course from each block. Courses are independent of each other; there is no predetermined sequence.
Courses will be offered on Information Visualization, R, Internet of Things Data, Data Curation, Data Sharing, Data Mining, Big Data and more. You can find course descriptions and the schedule at http://datamatters.org/. Courses will be held at the Friday Center at UNC Chapel Hill.
UNC Charlotte is a member of NCDS (National Consortium for Data Science) and therefore you can register at the discounted rate.