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African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Data Science Workshop 2018 – South Africa

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences is inviting applications from Masters and PhD students from South African universities to apply for its Data Science Workshop.

Application Deadline: 13th March 2018

To Be Taken At (Country): Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa

About the Award: This workshop will introduce its participants to Data Science, which is very a hot area of research and application both in academia and industry and may go by any of the following names: big data, data analytics, machine learning, deep learning, etc.

There is a need for understanding and application of Data Science techniques. Consequently, besides introduction to Data Science algorithms, participants will be exposed to the mathematical underpinnings, computational tools, and practical applications of the Data Science algorithms.

In this workshop more focus will be given to coding in Python and parallel computing than in the previous workshop.

Type: Workshop

Eligibility: MSc and PhD students from South African universities with an interest in Data Science

Number of Awards: Not specified

Duration of Program: 9 to 13 April 2018.

How to Apply:

  • Please complete the online registration form which can be found here
  • Since we expect the workshop to be heavily oversubscribed it is important to include a brief rationale for what you hope to gain from attending and why you think we should choose you.
  • Administration and logistics – [email protected]

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: African Institute for Mathematical Sciences