MOOC on Data Science in Agriculture

This is an online free course offered in the context of the agINFRA project. The MOOC introduces the fundamentals of data science, using agriculture as the common thread. Concepts, tools, methods, processes, and data sources will be explored through lectures, readings, quizzes, and case study applications. Main topics of this course will include:

  • The importance of data science;
  • Skills and roles of data scientists;
  • Data science tools and data sources;
  • How to identify and analyze case studies;
  • The outlook for data science .

The course will run between October 19th and November 23rd, 2014 and will be available in Spanish. It will be based on video, providing at the same time opportunities to interact with the instructor or students as it uses discussion forums. The tutors are UAH team members, such as Prof. Miguel-Angel Sicilia and IERU researchers David Martin Moncunill, Alberto Nogales-Moyano and Juan Ruiz de Angulo.

You can find more information about the course and register at the website of the course.