DataScience Workshop: Geographic Analysis of Los Angeles

The workshop will provide hands on examples using Open Street Map, Basemap and Matplotlib, Network X, open data shapefiles, and some graph theory. The workshop demonstrates how to bring all of these tools together to explore how we can answer interesting questions about the city of Los Angeles.This is a recording of a live workshop held at DataScience headquarters.

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The workshop will be led by Kyle Polich, Principal Data Scientist at DataScience. Kyle specializes in applying probabilistic reasoning, decision theoretic approaches, and machine learning to large, data-driven questions.

Video Credits:

Kyle Polich: Presenter
Justin Charness: Producer
Tom Hummel: Virtual Machine Development

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