The Vidya Center for Artificial Intelligence and Research (VCAIR), in association with leadingindia.ai, organized a four-day fully hands-on workshop as an add-on course on “Introduction to Data Science Using Python” during 10 – 13 July 2019.
The add-on course was organised with the goal equipping the students with the latest technology in data science. The course was designed specifically for B Tech (CSE) students of the third semester. Important topics like data preprocessing, data visualization, data cleaning and model development, which form the core of Data Science, were covered deeply. The course was introduced by Dr Ramani Bai V (Prof and Head, CSE Dept). The classes of the course were taken by Mr Nakulraj K R (AP, CSE Dept) and Mr Sreekanth R Shekar (AP, EEE Dept). About 60 students attended the course.
The participants of the course learned how a data scientist worked and understood the mathematical and logical principle of different classification and regression models. The course laid a foundation for exploring an important technology and this foundation would help the students to harvest the massive amount of job and research opportunities arising this new technology domain.