Postgraduate Course: Introduction to Research in Data Science (INFR11105)
|School||School of Informatics
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course provides students with an overview of current research topics in data science. This overview is provided by guest lectures from researchers working throughout different areas of data science, including databases, machine learning, maths, natural language processing, computer vision, speech processing, and related areas.
Second, this course also features a small project to provide students with experience in applying data science methods. The goal of the project is to apply an existing data science method to a interesting real or realistic problem. The student will produce a short project report and poster presentation based on the project.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| For students on the MSc by Research in Data Science only.
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Be able to identify current research issues and trends in data science.
- Gain increased fluency with main ideas and concepts across the different disciplines that make up data science.
- Gain experience in applying data science methods in practice. Develop skills in report writing and presentation writing.
|Course organiser||Dr Charles Sutton
Tel: (0131 6)51 5634
|Course secretary||Miss Maree Hardie
Tel: (0131 6)50 9588