A new master’s degree program in data science offered by Columbia’s Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering will give students a leg up in the exciting, burgeoning field of big data. Anticipated to start in the fall of 2014, the new MS degree in data science builds upon the Institute’s existing certification program, unveiled earlier this year.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the opening of the Harlem Garage, part of the growing network of business incubators throughout New York City. Located on 118th Street, just west of Frederick Douglass Blvd., the Harlem Garage is an approximately 6,000 square foot space that will accommodate a total of 150 workers through daily, monthly and full-time memberships.
In her new book, Doing Data Science, Dr. Rachel Schutt, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Statistics at Columbia University, discusses the field of Data Science and what it's all about. Columbia Professor Andrew Gelman reviews her book in his latest blog post.
CCLS Senior Researcher Prof. Vladimir Vapnik was awarded the NEC C&C prize for 2013 (¥10,000,000), for contributions to establishing Statistical Learning Theory and for the invention of high-performance and practical Learning Algorithms.