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Virtual Data Science Summer Bootcamp

The University of Houston-Victoria is organizing its second virtual summer boot camp on data science on June 26-29, 2023. The boot camp covers topics listed below with a specialization that aligns with students’ technology career goals.  

The objective of the proposed boot camp:

  • Create an understanding of data science and machine learning
  • Identify tools and technology related to the data science field
  • Prospect further study with a career in the field of data science
  • Get hands-on experience with a minor data science project
Ricardo Teixeira

Day 1 and 2

Day 1:

  • Introduction to data science and AI
  • What are data science and real-life examples
  • Traditional Learning with Machine Learning
  • Applications of Artificial Intelligence
  • Concepts of big data, deep learning, NLP & computer vision
  • Machine Learning Libraries
  • Demonstration of data science using machine learning with TensorFlow
  • Various data visualization tools demonstration

Day 2:

  • Linear and logistic regression
  • Decision trees, Support Vector Machine & Ensemble learning
  • K-Means and Hierarchical clustering
  • Demo on housing price prediction
  • Demo on email spam
  • Deep Neural Network
  • Fully-Connected Feedforward Neural Nets
  • Recurrent Neural Nets
  • Demo on building deep learning model

Day 3 and 4

Day 3:

  • Introduction to computer vision, Image processing and CNN
  • Use cases and applications
  • Image resizing and cropping
  • Keras Augmentation Model
  • Convolution with Augmentation
  • ImageNet
  • Augmented Reality (Marker based and Marker less)
  • Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality
  • Vuforia Engine Demo project

Day 4:

  • Demonstration of UHV’s research projects on data science and AI
  • Divide participants into the group for collaborative minor project
  • Hands-on data science activities using machine learning with Python – Small project development and presentation by each group
  • Q&A and feedback interaction about bootcamp
  • Announce 1st, 2nd and 3rd project winners
  • Goodbye address
Core students
Frederica Amfo

I chose UHV due to its proximity to my home, affordable tuition, and charming campus size. I like that it is easy to connect with professors both inside and outside of the classroom.

Frederica Amfo

Current Student

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