FREE Data Analytics Workshop – at UEMCON

                                     2:00pm – 5:30pm Wednesday, 21 October 2017

                                                                              Room No: Garden Room 1

                                                                              Columbia University, Faculty House, New York, USA

IEEE UEMCON 2017 which will provide an opportunity for researchers, educators and students to discuss and exchange ideas on issues, trends, and developments in Information Technology, Electronics and Mobile Communication. The organizing committee has graciously offered to provide 100 Student, on a first-come, first-served basis, with a FREE one day Workshop to promote academic projects in Data Science among enthusiastic students.

The Workshop Chair will be Prof. Dr. Satyajit Chakrabarti of the Institute of Engineering and Management. The Workshop will cover the following topics: 1. Data Manipulation and Analytics in R and RapidMiner 2. Project in Sentiment Analysis 3. Project in Airline Sentiment analysis using Twitter.

The projects will be executed using Windows Operating System, R for Windows and RapidMiner. The following software will be required during the workshop:

a. R (https://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/base/)

b. Context Editor (http://www.contexteditor.org/index.php), also install R highlighter in Context

c. Twitter Account – (https://twitter.com/)

d. Twitter authentication Tutorial (http://www.portal-statistik.com/2015/10/how-toget-twitter-authentication-using.html)

e. Create Twitter authentication (https://apps.twitter.com/)

f. Download the zip file from the tutorial (https://github.com/jeffreybreen/twittersentiment-analysis-tutorial-201107 ). Read the tutorial (https://jeffreybreen.wordpress.com/2011/07/04/twitter-textmining-r-slides/ )

g. RapidMiner Studio 7.6 for Windows (https://rapidminer.com) [Academic Evaluation Free]

For additional Information, please email Prof. Dr. Satyajit Chakrabarti at satyajit.chakrabarti@iemcal.com

Students MUST bring their personal Windows laptops with R installed and Twitter account and Twitter authentication setup completed. Register for the Workshop by emailing me with subject line “your Name, Course of Study, University Affiliation”.

Downloads: 

  1. File 1: Bankdata
  2. File 2: Sales

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FREE Raspberry Pi 3 Workshop – at UEMCON

2:00pm – 5:30pm

Thursday, 21 October 2017

Room No: Garden Room 2

Columbia University, New York, USA

IEEE UEMCON 2017 which will provide an opportunity for researchers, educators and students to discuss and exchange ideas on issues, trends, and developments in Information Technology, Electronics and Mobile Communication. The organizing committee has graciously offered to provide 100 Student, on a first-come, first-served basis, with a FREE one day Workshop to promote academic projects in Electronics and Microprocessors, Robotics and Sensors among enthusiastic students.

The Workshop Chair will be Prof. Indraneel Mukhopadhyay of the Institute of Engineering and Management. The Workshop will cover the following topics:

  1. Installation of the Raspbian Operating System and First Boot
  2. Hands-on beginner’s project using a LED, DHT11 Humidity and Temperature Sensor and an HC-SR04 ultrasonic ranging module.
  3. Hands-on moderate skill level project using a RGB LED, a Capacitive Sensor, and a passive infrared sensor (PIR sensor).

The following software will be required during the workshop:

  1. Putty (http://www.putty.org)
  2. VNC for Windows (https://nettest.realvnc.com/download)
  3. Win32 Disk Imager (https://sourceforge.net/projects/win32diskimager)
  4. Raspbian Operating System (https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian)

For additional Information, please email Prof. Mukhopadhyay at imukhopadhyay@iemcal.com

Students MUST bring their personal laptops for use in programming the devices during the Workshop. Participants can either share loaner Raspberry Pi 3 credit card-sized single-board computers, or, they may purchase their own Raspberry Pi 3 computer with a kit of all sensors used in the workshop for $175 or, if they already have a Raspberry Pi 3 unit, the $125 sensors kit.

Space is limited to the first 100 registrations. Register for the Workshop at:

https://goo.gl/forms/BPILVBL6mU578xtU2

 AFTER REGISTERING – YOU MAY PURCHASE OPTIONAL COMPONENTS:

Students wishing to purchase the Raspberry Pi 3 Kit plus Sensors ($175), or only the Sensors Kit ($125 – but you must already have a Raspberry Pi 3) need to go to EDAS to pay by credit card at: https://edas.info/registerPerson.php?c=23536