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學生對 悉尼大学 提供的 Data-driven Astronomy 的評價和反饋

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課程概述

Science is undergoing a data explosion, and astronomy is leading the way. Modern telescopes produce terabytes of data per observation, and the simulations required to model our observable Universe push supercomputers to their limits. To analyse this data scientists need to be able to think computationally to solve problems. In this course you will investigate the challenges of working with large datasets: how to implement algorithms that work; how to use databases to manage your data; and how to learn from your data with machine learning tools. The focus is on practical skills - all the activities will be done in Python 3, a modern programming language used throughout astronomy. Regardless of whether you’re already a scientist, studying to become one, or just interested in how modern astronomy works ‘under the bonnet’, this course will help you explore astronomy: from planets, to pulsars to black holes. Course outline: Week 1: Thinking about data - Principles of computational thinking - Discovering pulsars in radio images Week 2: Big data makes things slow - How to work out the time complexity of algorithms - Exploring the black holes at the centres of massive galaxies Week 3: Querying data using SQL - How to use databases to analyse your data - Investigating exoplanets in other solar systems Week 4: Managing your data - How to set up databases to manage your data - Exploring the lifecycle of stars in our Galaxy Week 5: Learning from data: regression - Using machine learning tools to investigate your data - Calculating the redshifts of distant galaxies Week 6: Learning from data: classification - Using machine learning tools to classify your data - Investigating different types of galaxies Each week will also have an interview with a data-driven astronomy expert. Note that some knowledge of Python is assumed, including variables, control structures, data structures, functions, and working with files....

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MC

Feb 29, 2020

Its been amazing to learn about the celestial objects, stars, galaxies. The lectures and quizzes spurred in me to explore new material online. Great hands on exercises in python and machine learning

TS

Dec 15, 2019

This is a great course for anyone wanting to do data science with astronomical datasets. The lectures are clear and interesting and the activities are well structured. I really enjoyed this course!

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126 - Data-driven Astronomy 的 150 個評論(共 226 個)

創建者 Terence

May 15, 2020

Very good module. I have learned a lot about how to analyze huge data by using computational skills.

創建者 Cecilia G

Jul 06, 2019

Great course, does help to have a background in python so more time can be spent on the activities.

創建者 p v k

May 12, 2019

Outstanding presentation in making even a novice like me understand the fundamentals of the course.

創建者 SOURABH S

Dec 23, 2018

Ultimate Course,A proper mixture of Data Science,Statistics,Machine learning and Astronomy.Loved it

創建者 Abhas P

Jun 26, 2020

Only complaint, there should be an option to save the codes we have written. Even in text format.

創建者 Craig T

Aug 28, 2018

Really good basic intro to data analysis, particularly applying this to the astronomical domain.

創建者 Ivet M

Jun 15, 2018

I've enjoyed a lot this course. I've learnt a lot of things and I would recommend it to everyone

創建者 Adel B

May 27, 2020

Pretty good introductory course for applied data science on astronomy. Overall captivating!

創建者 Thomas M

Aug 14, 2019

Excellent course. One of the best things I learned is that I need to learn statistics now.

創建者 Gaston M S R

Dec 16, 2017

Excellent overall Course, fantastic content, teachers and organization. We need more!!!!

創建者 Dr. D S

Oct 05, 2019

Excellent introduction into the astronomical exploration using the methods of big data

創建者 Soham S

Jul 17, 2018

A very good introductory course on the applications of machine learning in astronomy.

創建者 Akshay A S

Jan 22, 2020

Thorough learning opportunity, interesting design, interactive program, smart tests.

創建者 aswathi a

Apr 18, 2020

THE COURSE WAS REALLY VERY HELPFUL FOR ME. IN MY STUDIES IT REALLY HELPED ME A LOT.

創建者 Himadri S

Apr 18, 2020

Excellent course. Had real fun doing the assignments. Learned up a lot. Thank you

創建者 hetpin

Mar 15, 2018

Highly recommended course for both astronomical and computer science students.

創建者 Matthew P L

Jun 26, 2017

Astronomy, Python, and SQL ... like all my favorite friends in the same place!

創建者 antonio b

Nov 14, 2019

Very good Seminar! Is there a second part?

Congratulations to the professors!

創建者 Bruno A

Apr 15, 2018

Very good course, with a very good platform for practice the lessons (Grok).

創建者 Carlos E T H

May 05, 2020

Very interesting topic. Well paced explanations. Really enjoyed the course.

創建者 Carlos M S

May 24, 2017

A great course you may study if you are interested in Astronomy and Python!

創建者 Radha K M

May 19, 2020

Its awesome course with the use of practical astronomical data handling...

創建者 Shrish

Mar 13, 2020

This was a wonderful course. Got an overall idea of data-driven astronomy.

創建者 Anand S

Nov 02, 2019

well designed and easy to follow course for beginners. thoroughly enjoyed!

創建者 Richard O

Apr 01, 2019

Perfect to brush up my Python skills while studying a fascinating subject!