The London Business Analytics Group is a community data and analytics interest group. We started in July 2014 and have organised over 20 events. Previous talks have included data visualisation, exotic patterns in data, big data in personalised medicine, building data science teams, R and predictive analytics and machine learning.
Winning Ways for Your Visualization Plays
Organised by London Business Analytics Group
What enables an effective data visualization to deliver insight at a glance? This talk presents practical techniques for how information visualization design can take better account of the fundamental limitations of visual perception, exploring the design choices that determine whether a picture...functional datavisualization
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Transforming a Museum to be data-driven using R
Featuring Alice Daish
How do you transform a traditionally un-data-orientated business into being data-driven armed with R, data science processes and plenty of enthusiasm? Alice Daish shares her experience of transforming the 250-year-old British Museum to be data-driven by 2018.data-visualization data data-science data-driven data-analytics r big-data functional
The 7 Hats of Data Visualisation: A 2017 Reboot
Featuring Andy Kirk
Data visualisation literacy is an essential capability regardless of the domain in which you work. Andy Kirk joins LBAG to go through the various ingredients for a talented, contemporary visualiser!data-visualization data technical-intelligence data-analytics graph-processing functional ddd
Demystifying Data Science
Featuring Chiin-Rui Tan and Alice Daish
We all know the description of the Data Scientist being “The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century”, but do you have a clear understanding of what Data Science actually is? Chiin and Alice Daish are at this month's LBAG to help us find the answer!data-science data data-analytics r big-data development-practices functional
Introduction to Deep Learning- Bianca Furtuna
Featuring Bianca Furtuna
How is the future going to look like? When are we going to reach true Artificial Intelligence? Is the Singularity going to happen? There is a lot of talk today about AI and what does it mean for the human society. Let's forget about the future for an hour and focus on what is possible today....visual functional data-analytics
Machine Learning - What They Don’t Teach You At Coursera - Harvinder Atwal
Featuring Harvinder Atwal
Advances in machine learning algorithms and an explosion in software tools have ushered in a transformative period for business, science and medicine. Machine learning is now one of the hottest topics in the World. However, there is far more to successful implementation of Machine Learning than...machine-learning algorithm software-tools data functional
Featuring Mark Whitehorn
Companies currently collect vast swathes of data; some is analysed, much isn’t. The stuff that isn’t analysed is Dark. Clearly the name has its origins in the term “Dark Matter”. Dark Data, like dark matter, is invisible (at least in the analytical universe) but that doesn’t stop it significantly...functional darkdata data-analytics