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Introduction to Sparklyr

Description This course will give you an understanding of Sparklyr, the R interface to the distributed processing tool Spark. With it, you will be able to handle huge data sets effortlessly, and process, query, and manipulate data which is beyond the reach of traditional programming languages. Over two days, the course will cover the why […]

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Training category
Analytical, Government Statistician Group
Type of training
Online
Length
2 days
Provider
Analysis Function Capability Team
Location
Online

Machine learning in R

Description This course has been designed for beginners in the field of machine learning (ML), however, ML practitioners using Python, R or other platforms can also benefit from this course as it introduces the mlr3 machine learning ecosystem which provides state of the art machine learning tools for building, modifying and deploying ML models in […]

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Training category
Analytical
Type of training
Online
Length
Three days
Provider
Analysis Function Capability Team
Location
Online

Modules of the MSc in Data Analytics for Government

The MSc in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) is a unique and flexible part-time MSc programme that combines modules in statistics and data science. It aims to build data science capability across government by equipping civil servants with a key set of skills required from a modern government data analyst.

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Training category
Analytical, Data science
Type of training
Distance learning, Face to face
Length
Various
Provider
Various
Location
Newport, Titchfield, Southampton, Oxford, Distance learning,

Natural Language Processing (NLP) in R

Description Natural Language Processing (NLP) is used for processing and analyzing natural language. With the new approaches and toolsets converge with ever-increasing data availability, NLP is rapidly evolving. In this introductory course, we will cover the basics of NLP topics including the process of ‘cleaning’ a dataset, exploring it, and applying simple feature engineering techniques […]

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Training category
Analytical
Type of training
Online
Length
2 days
Provider
Analysis Function Capability Team
Location
Online

Packaging and documentation

Description This course will teach you how to build packages using your own custom functions and import them in both Python and R. Packaging is a nice tidy way to reuse and share functions you have created. Some prior knowledge of Python or R is required. Learning Objectives understand what packages are how to install packages […]

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Training category
Analytical
Type of training
Online
Length
Four hours
Provider
Analysis Function Capability Team
Location
Online

Python control flow loops and functions

Description Loops, Control Flow and the ability to write your own functions are valuable programming tools. Use of these tools help to reduce repetition in code; improving readability and following good coding practices. This short course covers and introduction to these topics and demonstrates areas for additional learning. Learning outcomes By the end of the […]

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Training category
Analytical
Type of training
Online
Length
3 hours
Provider
Analysis Function Capability Team
Location
Online

Quality assurance of predictive modelling

Description As models are used more frequently to make predictions and decisions across industries it becomes important that good practice is followed in model design and usage. In this course we will explore important issues that arise in the field of statistical modelling and machine learning for prediction. The course is a series of modules […]

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Training category
Data science
Type of training
Online
Length
6 hours
Provider
Data Science Campus
Location
Online

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