Registrations open for 2018 Series of Short-term Courses on Data Science

CDAC, Mumbai has announced the 2018 Series of Short-term Courses on Data Science. Registrations are open for the following courses: Using R for Data Visualisation and Analytics Text Analytics Predictive Analytics and Recommender Systems More details about these courses can be accessed here.


Text Analytics – Getting insights from text

Technology revolution is changing every aspect of the human life. Media and Marketing are no different. Among all the technologies that are contributing to the advancement, Data Science is at the forefront. As Text Data is being continuously generated and consumed in various formats and sizes from a number of varied sources, it is becoming … Continue reading Text Analytics – Getting insights from text

‘Strong Signal’ Stirs Interest in Hunt for Alien Life

A "strong signal" detected by a radio telescope in Russia that is scanning the heavens for signs of extraterrestrial life has stirred interest among the scientific community. The signal is from the direction of a HD164595, a star about 95 light-years from Earth. Read more...

AlphaGo: Possible repercussions and India

ET's editorial on March 11, 2016 talks about AlphaGo and draws some interesting sketches. At one point, "An AI-run factory, goes a joke, employs just a man and a dog. The dog's job is to keep the man away from the factory. Why have the man at all, in that case? Someone has to feed … Continue reading AlphaGo: Possible repercussions and India

Data Handling with R

Overview Raw Vs Processed data Reading data into R Pre-processing Summary analysis Useful data sources Raw Vs Processed data Raw data: Original source of data Comes in wide varieties Hard to use directly for data analysis exercise. Needs to be processed. Processed data Ready for data analysis. Processing involves transforming, subsetting, merging etc. Processing should … Continue reading Data Handling with R

Getting started with R

Overview What is R? R's correspondence with S R features Useful URLs Installing R, RStudio R and Statistics Using R - Getting Started What is R? R is a language and environment for Statistical Computing and Graphics. It is based on S - a language earlier developed at Bell Labs. R features: Cross-platform Free/Open Source … Continue reading Getting started with R

Sangrah – Knowledge Repository for FOSS in Education from CDAC, Mumbai

CDAC, Mumbai has announced the beta release of portal Sangrah - Knowledge Repository for FOSS in Education . This portal contains resources about different categories like Learning Management System, Content Management System, etc. It also contains user experiences for these categories, comparative analysis of various tools from these categories, specialised search, and collaboration facility for … Continue reading Sangrah – Knowledge Repository for FOSS in Education from CDAC, Mumbai