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  • Essex Big Data and Analytics Summer School

    Welcome to Essex Big Data and Analytics Summer School 2015.  We would welcome your comments/feedback so please complete the Evaluation Form below, either hard copy or electronically, and return to Emma McClelland at iadssum@essex.ac.uk.

  • BD001

    Course Title - Introduction to R

    Course Provider - Leo Schalkwyk

    Course Length - 5 days (Monday morning, Tuesday all day, Wednesday morning, Thursday morning, Friday morning)

    Course Level - Introductory

    • BD002

      Course Title - Big Data Methods in R

      Course Provider - Szymon Walkowiak

      Course Length - 4 hours (Friday afternoon)

      Course Level - Intermediate

      • BD003

        Course Title - Science and Big Data

        Course Provider - Andrew Harrison

        Course Length - 4 hours (Monday morning)

        Course Level - Introductory

        • BD004

          Course Title - Clustering and Classification with Applications in R

          Course Provider - Berthold Lausen

          Course Length - 4 hours (Wednesday afternoon)

          Course Level - Introductory

           

          • BD005

            Course Title - Bayesian Computational Methods with Applications in R

            Course Provider - Hongsheng Dai

            Course Length - 4 hours (Friday afternoon)

            Course Level - Advanced

             

            • BD006

              Course Title - Actuarial/Financial Modelling with Applications in R

              Course Provider - Spyros Vrontos

              Course Length - 4 hours (Wednesday afternoon)

              Course Level - Introductory/Intermediate

               

              • BD007

                Course Title - Introduction to Data Mining

                Course Provider - Beatriz de la Iglesia

                Course Length - 8 hours (Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning)

                Course Level - Introductory

              • BD008

                Course Title - A (gentle) Introduction to Reinforcement Learning

                Course Provider - Spyros Samothrakis

                Course Length - 4 hours (Friday afternoon)

                Course Level - Introductory

                • BD009

                  Course Title - Search in Big Data

                  Course Provider - Allan Hanbury

                  Course Length - 8 hours (all day Wednesday)

                  Course Level - Introductory

                  • BD010

                    Course Title - Practical Sentiment Analysis

                    Course Provider - Diana Maynard

                    Course Length - 6 hours (Monday)

                    Course Level - Introductory

                    • BD011

                      Course Title - High Performance Computing

                      Course Provider - Adrian Clark

                      Course Length - 8 hours (all day Tuesday)

                      Course Level - Intermediate/Advanced

                      • BD012

                        Course Title - Data Protection and Liability in the Age of Big Data and Analytics

                        Course Provider - Audrey Guinchard

                        Course Length - 4 hours (Friday morning)

                        Course Level - Introductory

                        • BD013

                          Course Title - Managing, Curating and Publishing Data

                          Course Provider - Sharon Bolton and Louise Corti

                          Course Length - 6 hours (Tuesday)

                          Course Level - Introductory

                          • BD014

                            Course Title - Secure Access Protocols for Big Data

                            Course Provider - Libby Bishop and Felix Ritchie

                            Course Length - 4 hours (Monday afternoon)

                            Course Level - Introductory

                            • BD015

                              Course Title - Agent Based Modelling for Business

                              Course Provider - Abhijit Sengupta

                              Course Length - 2 hours (Thursday morning)

                              Course Level - Advanced

                              • BD016

                                Course Title - Machine Learning without Mahout

                                Course Provider - Richard Skeggs

                                Course Length - 4 hours (Tuesday afternoon)

                                Course Level - Introductory

                                • BD017

                                  Course Title - Big Data and Finance

                                  Course Provider - Neil Kellard

                                  Course Length - 6 hours (Wednesday)

                                  Course Level - Introductory

                                  • BD018

                                    Course Title - Analytics and Cognitive Computing

                                    Course Provider - Detlef Nauck and Martin Spott

                                    Course Length - 4 hours (Wednesday morning)

                                    Course Level - Intermediate/Advanced

                                    • BD019

                                      Course Title - Stream Processing and Data Analytics for Smart City

                                      Course Provider - Payam Barnaghi and Sefki Kolozali

                                      Course Length - 6 hours (Monday)

                                      Course Level - Intermediate/Advanced

                                      • BD020

                                        Course Title - Crowdsourcing and Human Computation

                                        Course Provider - Jon Chamberlain

                                        Course Length - 4 hours (Thursday morning)

                                        Course Level - Introductory

                                        • BD021

                                          Course Title - From Big Data to Big Value

                                          Course Provider - Richard Mason

                                          Course Length - 4 hours (Friday morning)

                                          Course Level - Introductory

                                          • BD022

                                            Course Title - Introduction to Big Data and Statistics

                                            Course Provider - Nathan Cunningham

                                            Course Length - 4 hours (Monday afternoon)

                                            Course Level - Introductory