Public Lecture: "Introduction to Data Science" by Dr. Prabhat Shankar on Friday, 8 March 2019 at 4:00 PM, NIAS
NIAS Consciousness Studies Programme
Invites you to a Public Lecture in the
Svāsthya-rasa-bodhinī CSP Public Lecture Series
“Introduction to Data Science”
Dr. Prabhat Shankar
Senior R&D Engineer at ABB Ability Innovation Center, Bangalore
Date: Friday, 8th March 2019
Time : 4.00 PM (Coffee/Tea: 3.30 PM)
Venue: Lecture Hall, NIAS, IISc Campus, Bengaluru 560012
Chairperson: Dr. Nithin Nagaraj, NIAS
Abstract: This talk is meant to be an introduction to the field of data analysis and machine learning. This is a fast-developing field with many practical applications across different streams. Starting with different types of datasets and the challenges associated with them, the useful algorithms for these datasets would be discussed. Subsequently, an overview of the application across industrial domains, biomedical domains would be presented. The primary challenges in applying these algorithms would be discussed further. Towards the end, the useful skills important for a data scientist would be touched upon. The talk would be non-technical and will aim to provide a bird’s eye view to the field of data analytics.
About the Speaker: Dr. Prabhat Shankar is working as a Senior R&D Engineer at ABB Ability Innovation center, Bangalore in the Robotics and Motion department, in the area of data analytics, mathematical modeling, and machine learning. He is a B. Tech and M.Tech in Electrical engineering from IIT Kharagpur (2005-2010) and holds a Doctorate degree (2011-2015) in Computational Biology from RIKEN, Japan.
All are welcome
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