An Introduction to Statistical Learning -
|Covers theory and basic concepts, and also provides practical examples (code) in language R.|
|Applied Predictive Modelling - (book by Max Kuhn and Kjell Johnson)||Practical data analytics applications.|
|Free University Course Material on Data Science - Stanford||Free university course material.|
|R for Data Science||R for Data Science|
|Python Data Science Handbook||Python Data Science Handbook|
|Various R Books||
Learn R : 12 Free books and online resources
|Data School||15 hours online video on Machine Learning|
Various coding tutorials and videos available for free
|Dublin R meetup||Focused on applications on R to tackle data analytics problems,
they run and evaluate related competitions regularly. Informal events including people with a variety of background.
|Data Scientists Ireland meetup||Various talks on data science from applications to technical.|
A group for anyone interested in learning more about the Python programming language.
|Dublin Data Science||
A meetup for all who are interested in data science and applied statistics.
Free, open source statistics package with lots of packages.
Used by academics and professionals for solving data analytics and statistics problems.
You can use R studio as a programming environment, course material provided below starting from the basics.
Links to R, R studio and course materials:
Free, open source, general purpose software with lots of packages.
Used by big tech companies and other professionals for data analytics and machine learning applications.
Note: it is recommended to use Python 3 (as of June 2018), but please follow upcoming releases on a regular basis.
Links to Python and related course materials:
|UK road accidents||Free dataset containing historic UK road accident data.|
|UCI Machine Learning||Several free data sets for practising|
|Irish Government Database||Free dataset provided by the Irish Government in various fields (e.g. the Transport section includes real time Dublin Bus data, traffic volumes, road fatalities, NCT test results by centre etc.)|
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