'R' Programming Language for Data Science & Analytics


Why ‘R’

The programming language ‘ R’ is one of the two most important languages used by data scientists, statisticians as well as Predictive Analytics and Big Data Analytics practitioners. It is also important for those working in the domain of machine learning and cognitive computing.

The key takeaways of this program are:

  1. Qualified to work as a data scientist and as a member of the Analytics team in organizations, after successful completion.

  2. Able to write customized routines and programs to take care of in-house requirements of organisations in the domains of Big Data and Predictive Analytics.

  3. Could be considered as the member responsible for data preparation & analytics in the machine learning and deep learning implementation team in an organization.

Faculty - Dr. S. Das


Dr. Das graduated in Electrical Engineering and has subsequently done his Ph.D. in the same discipline, after doing his post-graduation in Control Systems.

He has several years of industry experience and is currently an Asst. Professor in the Department of Data Science for a private University, where, among various subjects, he has also been involved in teaching ‘R’.

He has a number of published papers in the domains mentioned to his credit and is a visiting scientist at the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), involved in the areas of Statistical Quality Control & Operations Research. His research interests include Data Analytics, Stochastic Systems and Real-time Systems