Short-term courses on Data Science from CDAC, Mumbai



‘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