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FREE SAMPLE COURSE – Statistical Foundations for Data Science (01.09)

January 9, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

NOTE: Please register for this course via the link below. Thank you!


Our 1-hour sample classes are a great way to preview what the new Live Online experience is like for the Statistical Foundations for Data Science and Machine Learning course.

Paul Trowbridge, instructor of the Statistical Foundations for Data Science and Machine Learning course, will cover a few sample topics in the live online class:

– Bayes Theorem

– P-Values

– Cross Validation

– Law of Large Numbers

About the Instructor

Paul Trowbridge received advanced training in statistics, demography and sociology from the University of Washington and Rutgers University.He has worked in applied fields such as fMRI, epidemiology and public health, international relations, urban planning and micro-simulation modeling. He has taught statistics, data science and data visualization through New York University’s School of Professional Studies.

About the TA

Gordon is currently a student in the Master of Science in Analytics (MScA) program at the University of Chicago and will graduate in March 2018. Prior to graduate school, Gordon studied Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto where his undergraduate thesis developed novel approaches in algorithmic trading. Since arriving at the University of Chicago, Gordon has worked in research at the Harris School of Public Policy and Booth School of Business and interned as a quantitative analyst in commercial real estate investment at Magnolia Capital. Gordon thoroughly enjoys teaching and acts as a Teaching Assistant for Statistical Analysis, Data Mining and Linear and Non Linear Models in the MScA program at the University of Chicago.

About Metis

Metis (thisismetis.com) accelerates careers in data science by providing full-time immersive bootcamps, evening part-time professional development courses, online resources, and corporate programs based in Seattle, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco.

Brought to you by Kaplan, Metis focuses primarily on Python, machine learning, data visualization, deep learning, big data processing, statistical foundations, and more. Students and alumni of the bootcamp program receive continuous support from our career advisors, empowering them to pursue a successful career in the fast-growing field of data science.

Learn more about us at https://thisismetis.com.

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Metis Code of Conduct

Metis is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender identity, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion (or lack thereof).

We do not tolerate harassment of students, staff, or visitors in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any event including talks, workshops, parties, and other online media. Individuals and groups that do not abide by these rules will be asked to leave and, if necessary, prohibited from future events.

If you have any questions or you’re made to feel uncomfortable by anyone on our campus or at one of our offsite events, please let one of the staff members know right away. The matter will be taken seriously and promptly addressed


January 9, 2018
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Category:


Metis Live Online – Statistical Foundations
Chicago, IL us


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