This week’s Brief takes a look at ethical dilemmas in data science. Our course spotlight is on
- Feb 21 – Mar 20: Network Analysis
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– Peter Bruce,
Founder and President
The Institute for Statistics Education at Statistics.com
Ethical Dilemmas in Data Science
Know those ads that follow you around the web, as a result of tracking cookies? Many see them as an invasion of privacy, and European Union (EU) rules made them subject to user consent. Google recently announced that Chrome will eventually stop supporting these cookies. A win for the consumer? Perhaps, but […]
Word of the Week
In a standard linear regression, a model is fit to a set of data (the training data); the same linear model applies to all the data. In local regression methods, multiple models are fit to different neighborhoods of the data. A kernel function is used […]
Feb 21 – Mar 20: Introduction to Network Analysis
In this course you will learn how to
- Visualize networks of connections among entities or people
- Measure attributes of networks, users and ties among them
- Sample from networks that would be too large for analysis taken as a whole
- Analyze propagation of things through networks
Your instructor is Dr. Jen Golbeck, University of Maryland professor, radio host, Ted Talker, and author of Analyzing the Social Web.
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