Fundamentals of Data Science

Data Concepts, Data Pre-Processing: Cleaning, Outlier Evaluation, Data Transformation, Reduction, Analysis and Selection of Variables; Knowledge Representation, Data Classification from Decision Tree Algorithms, Based on Instances; Clustering by partition, hierarchical; use of Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms, Fuzzy Logic and Hybrid Systems in MD; MD Software and Tools; Domains of Application and Case Studies.

Basic Information

45 hours


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