Harvard University Free Online Course
Harvard University is offering a free online course on High-Dimensional Data Analysis. A focus on several techniques that are widely used in the analysis of high-dimensional data. Students will learn about the batch effect: the most challenging data analytical problem in genomics today and describe how the techniques can be used to detect and adjust for batch effects. The course will start on July 1, 2017.
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. Harvard faculty are engaged with teaching and research to push the boundaries of human knowledge. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
Length: 4 weeks
Effort: 2-4 hours pw
Subject: Biology & Life Sciences
Institution: Harvard University and edx
Session: Course Starts on July 1, 2017
What You will Learn
- Mathematical Distance
- Dimension Reduction
- Singular Value Decomposition and Principal Component Analysis
- Multiple Dimensional Scaling Plots
- Factor Analysis
- Dealing with Batch Effects
- Basic Machine Learning Concepts
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