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With Kimberly Fessel (Sr Data Scientist, Metis).
Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM   Absolutely Free
Metis NYC, 27 E 28th St, 3rd Fl
 
     
 
 
              

      
 
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NOTE: Please register via the form below by January 24th to be considered. Thank you!

Form for registration: http://bit.ly/2H2sOXD

Back by popular demand, Metis NYC will be hosting One Day at Bootcamp to give you a chance to see what the experience is really like!
Youll receive free, interactive training in Python, focusing on Pandas & SciKit Learn from Metis Senior Data Scientist, Kimberly Fessel.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The curriculum is designed for those familiar with Python data structures, loops, functions, & other common programming requirements.

Please register via the form only if you plan to attend - seats are limited & in high demand.

Required prerequisites:

Familiarity with beginner Python

Computer with Anaconda installed

Schedule:

-10:00 - 10:30 - Setup & Orientation

- 10:30 - 11:00 - Intro to Machine Learning

- 11:00 - 12:00 - Intro to Pandas

- 12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

- 1:00 - 1:20 - Intro to Regression

- 1:20 - 3:00 - Predicting House Prices with Regression

After a brief introduction to the concepts of machine learning, we'll dive into a hands-on session with Pandas to wrangle data.

After lunch, we'll reconvene & focus on the basic theory of linear regression & how to apply it in a practical way. We'll use a dataset about house prices in Iowa to learn to make useful predictions.

About the Metis Instructor:

Kimberly uses her background in applied math to discover data's what, why, & how.

Kimberly joins Metis from MRM//McCann, a leading digital advertising agency, where she focused on helping clients understand their customers by leveraging unstructured data with modern NLP techniques. She is passionate about data storytelling & the power of compelling data visualizations to challenge pre-conceived assumptions. Kimberly's enthusiasm for teaching comes from her days as an academic. She holds a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute & completed a postdoctoral fellowship in math biology at the Ohio State University. In her spare time, Kimberly likes to stay active & particularly enjoys swing dancing, rollerblading, & jogging with her dog.

About Metis

Metis (thisismetis.com) accelerates careers in data science by providing full-time immersive bootcamps, evening part-time professional development courses, online resources, & corporate programs based in Seattle, New York, Chicago, & San Francisco.

Brought to you by Kaplan, Metis focuses primarily on Python, machine learning, data visualization, deep learning, big data processing, statistical foundations, & more. Students & alumni of the bootcamp program receive continuous support from our career advisors, empowering them to pursue a successful career in the fast-growing field of data science.

Learn more about us at (https://thisismetis.com).

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http://bit.ly/MetisCommunitySlack

Metis Code of Conduct

Metis is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender identity, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion (or lack thereof).

We do not tolerate harassment of students, staff, or visitors in any form. Sexual language & imagery is not appropriate for any event including talks, workshops, parties, & other online media. Individuals & groups that do not abide by these rules will be asked to leave and, if necessary, prohibited from future events.

If you have any questions or you're made to feel uncomfortable by anyone on our campus or at one of our offsite events, please let one of the staff members know right away. The matter will be taken seriously & promptly addressed.

 
 
 
 
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