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a four-week online boot camp to help you better understand your data

What do Your Data Say?

Participate in a free online 4-week boot camp to help you better understand your data.

Registration for the April 13 – May 15 session has closed. You can join the waitlist for the next session at

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Modern data streams, whether from biomedical research labs or environmental and social-science research teams, are quantitative and noisy. The goal of this class is to help you begin to think quantitatively and statistically about data, and to help you answer the question What do your data (actually) say?.  

To help you answer this question, we present an approach centered on applying statistical and mathematical techniques the modern way: with a computer.  More specifically, this course is not a substitute for a Machine Learning, AI, or classical statistics course. Instead, we will cover topics like parameter estimation, hypothesis testing, and dimensionality reduction in a way that is centered on the specific information that you know about your data.  By the end of the course, you will have a set of tools that should allow you to attack any quantitative problem, make a conclusion, and assess your confidence in that conclusion.  

Response to COVID-19

The NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology has moved all meetings and workshops to online sessions.
Links to participate in the videoconference sessions can be found in the event listings below.
We will be hosting online boot camps, workshops, and lectures to support you while you research-from-home.

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