Ricco Rakotomalala - Data Scientist

"I think of data scientists as knowing more about statistics than
computer scientists and more about computer science than
statisticians.", Michael O'Connell (KDnuggets Interview - May, 2014).

- Associate Professor (Maître de Conférences) - Computer Science
- Head of the Master SISE (Master's Degree in Statistics and Computer Science for Data scientists)

- University of Lyon 2 - Institut de la Communication (ICOM) - Department of Computer Science and Statistics (DIS)
- Teaching: Statistical methods, statistical
modeling, regression analysis, data mining, data science, machine learning, exploratory data analysis methods, predictive
analytics, text mining, web mining, R programming for big data
analytics, Python programming for data science, other computer programming language (vba, java, delphi, c++, c#), etc. (see courses for more details,
*in French*)

- Research specialization: Data Science - Big Data
Analytics - Data Mining - Machine Learning - Statistical Modeling - Exploratory Data Analysis

- Writing free eBooks, tutorials in French, tutorials in English
and course materials for
data scientists (see publications)

- Developing free statistical software, especially Sipina (V3) and Tanagra