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Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Introduction to Data Analytics

Indian Institute of Technology Madras and NPTEL via Swayam

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Data Analytics is the science of analyzing data to convert information to useful knowledge. This knowledge could help us understand our world better, and in many contexts enable us to make better decisions. While this is the broad and grand objective, the last 20 years has seen steeply decreasing costs to gather, store, and process data, creating an even stronger motivation for the use of empirical approaches to problem solving. This course seeks to present you with a wide range of data analytic techniques and is structured around the broad contours of the different types of data analytics, namely, descriptive, inferential, predictive, and prescriptive analytics.

Taught by

Balaraman Ravindran and Nandan Sudarsanam



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  • Good course for beginners. I recently completed and found it good and useful. Free to attend. They have an exam too and provide a certificate for a nominal fees. But exams are conducted only in India. Feels good to earn a certificate from IIT :)
    It covers all basics of Data Analysis like Statistics, Probability, and very good ML concepts. The contents are not much, but are good enough for a beginner. Recommended!
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