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Data Science Linear Algebra Study Group 05/16

May 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


NOTE: The first part of this event will be Livestreamed and then we will move to Slack for Q&A. If you are in Chicago you can attend this event live at 1033 W. Van Buren St. (3rd Floor).

Livestream: https://livestream.com/accounts/23925505/events/8197154

Metis Slack Community – To join apply at the link below:
Once you’re in, join the #linear-algebra channel

This is a study group for those interested in learning data science from scratch. Linear Algebra is a fundamental building block for starting to learn data science. This study group will be a meeting place for those learning Linear Algebra to ask questions, share and learn together -a social space for learning.

Questions will be answered both via the Livestream and Slack Channel, please log into both to take full advantage of this event.

The prerequisites for this event are to watch the linked videos below and come with questions and be ready to discuss.

Vectors, what even are they? | Essence of linear algebra, chapter 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNk_zzaMoSs

Vector intro for linear algebra

Real coordinate spaces

Adding vectors algebraically & graphically

Multiplying a vector by a scalar
Vector examples

Unit vectors intro

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May 16, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:


Metis Chicago
1033 West Van Buren St, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL us


Metis: Chicago Data Science