Data Science
Statistics and Machine Learning

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Build models, make inferences, and deliver interactive data products.

Machine Learning Github R Programming Regression Analysis Data Visualization (DataViz) Statistics Statistical Inference Statistical Hypothesis Testing Model Selection Generalized Linear Model Linear Regression Random Forest

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Taught by
Brian Caffo, PhD
Professor, Biostatistics
and 2 more instructors

Offered by
Johns Hopkins University

This specialization includes these 5 courses.

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r/datascience • comment
10 points • MarvelvsDC2019

Hey man I really appreciate that response. I definitely appreciate that link about SQL. I’ve def seen a lot of different courses about SQL and frankly I feel a bit overwhelmed by it so it’s good to know there’s one that I can take that will be enough to put it on my resume.

I’m actually currently taking the Data Science: Statistics and Machine Learning Specialization through Johns Hopkins on Coursera: https://www.coursera.org/specializations/data-science-statistics-machine-learning

Do you think I should drop it and just go to the one that you sent?

I’m on regression models right now. It’s been a while since I’ve done anything with econometrics so I wanted to do a refresher and also I wanted to go through all of it so I can get the certificate for the specialization.

Should I just finish up the whole thing or just transition over to Python? This specialization is purely R. I know that people have been saying that python is good but from the jobs that I’ve seen, it seems like either R and Python are preferred and people have said that these languages are very similar and that if you know one it’s easy to transition.

Someone earlier said that R’s data frame is very much like pandas and Numpy.

r/datascience • post
1 points • NYCambition21
Thoughts on the Johns Hopkins data science: Statistics and machine learning specialization?

I’ve been thinking of taking these courses. I have a background in economics and I want to get into the data science field.

I saw this specialization that has intrigued me. Thoughts on it?

This is the link that shows the 5 courses in the specialization

https://www.coursera.org/specializations/data-science-statistics-machine-learning

Just want to see if I should spend my time on this and how much this will help grow my knowledge and skills that will be marketable to an employer