Category Archives: EDSA courses

ODI Pre-Summit Training Day 2016

As we emerge into the age of the web of data, data skills aren’t just a ‘nice to have’, but are necessary for any modern organisation. But being data skilled isn’t simply about being a spreadsheet wizard. It’s about understanding how and when data is useful, and using a mixture of strategic and practical skills […]

The First Accredited Bachelors in Data Science

The first accredited Bachelor in Data Science in the Netherlands started with around 50 students. The Bachelor complements several already existing Data Science Masters at Eindhoven University of Technology. The Bachelor is part of the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS). The academy provides a number of data science programs at undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate […]

New EDSA courses published

Two new self-study courses have been published by EDSA: Distributed Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Agents Peer-to-Peer, Cloud Computing and Big Data The courses have been produced by EDSA partner KTH. The first course provides knowledge about basic methods and techniques of Distributed AI and agent technology to be applied to data intensive systems. The second […]

Summer Camp in Deep Learning, London

A new summer camp has been developed as part of the EDSA programme, highlighting the most important aspects of deep learning for data science projects. Ali Syed, founder and chief data scientist at Persontyle http://www.persontyle.com/team/ and key partner in the EDSA project, will be hosting the summer camp alongside a team from NVidia. You will practically learn […]

Machine Learning Workshop for Developers – Persontyle

The Right Mix of Theory and Hands-on Work The workshop is agnostic and features the best open source Python libraries (Pandas, scikit-learn, SKLL), APIs and ML-as-a-Service platforms (Microsoft Azure ML & Cortana Intelligence Suite, Amazon ML, BigML) for developers getting started in Machine Learning. It focuses on only two learning techniques, which turn out to […]

New EDSA course: Big Data Analytics

EDSA has launched a new course on Big Data Analytics. The course has been produced by Fraunhofer and provides an overview of approaches facilitating data analytics on huge datasets. Different strategies are presented including sampling to make classical analytics tools amenable for big datasets, analytics tools that can be applied in the batch or the speed […]

What is a Data Scientist?

Last year the Open Data Institute (ODI), one of the key EDSA partners, launched the ‘Open Data Science‘ course, which is a key deliverable of the project. Dr Tarrant, trainer at the ODI, says that “A key aspect of data science is all about culture – about innovating openly and in a team environment. Individual organisations […]

The EDSA courses are now available via OAI-PMH 2.0

The courses offered by the EDSA Online Courses portal are now exposed via OAI-PMH 2.0. The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) offers a simple technical option for catalogue and repository services to make their metadata available to other services, based on the HTTP and XML standards, resulting in facilitated discovery of distributed resources. In this way […]