Centre for Quantitative Analysis & Decision Support

Workshops

THEMATIC WEEKS

CQADS offers week-long series of workshops (5 days, 4 hours/day) on various data analysis themes. Each day consists of 2 hours of theoretical instruction in the morning, followed by 2 hours of practical work in the afternoon, except for the Putting It All Together series of workshops, where each day mostly consists of practical work. 

Upcoming Events:

18 JUN to 22 JUN, 2018: Mining for Information Gold (information coming soon) 
READING WEEK - FALL 2018 (in collaboration with Sysabee and Idlewyld Analytics): Data Science for the General Public I
READING WEEK - WINTER 2019 (in collaboration with Sysabee and Idlewyld Analytics): Data Science for the General Public II

Past Events:

23 OCT to 27 OCT2017: Text Mining and Natural Language Processing
30 OCT to 03 NOV2017: Introduction to Data Science
13 FEB2018Ontologies, Semantic Web, and Linked Data for Business (with J. Schellick and R. Warren)

Available 20-hrs Courses (please consult the Workshop Catalogue for more information). 

  • Prelude to Data Science
  • Elements of Data Visualization
  • Mining for Information Gold
  • Text Mining and Natural Language Processing
  • Techniques of Data Analysis I: Supervised Learning
  • Techniques of Data Analysis II: Unsupervised Learning
  • Web Scraping and Automated Data Collection

In Preparation

  • Spotlight on Big Data and Distributed Computing
  • A.I. and Deep Learning
  • Analysis of Data Streams
  • Bayesian Data Analysis
  • Recommender Engines 
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Putting It All Together

Depending on the demand, one-off workshops may also be scheduled. In-house training and customizable workshops are also available (contact cqads [at] carleton.ca for inquiries). 

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