On-Demand Webinar

The Data Scientist Learning Journey: The Cortex Game for Hands-On Machine Learning

This webinar series is designed for individuals who want to elevate their data science skills using SAS® and keep pace with the most innovative technology.

The Data Scientist Learning Journey

About the webinar

If you want to sharpen your analytics skills and you enjoy friendly competition, join us to learn about Cortex, the analytics simulation game from SAS in collaboration with HEC Montreal.

You’ll play against others, get hands-on experience and learn new techniques, no matter your skill level.

Whether you’re in academia or are a business professional, you can play against others and gain valuable skills.

In this webinar, SAS experts will discuss the benefits of playing Cortex, show you how to get started and answer your questions.

Why attend?

  • Explore the benefits and scenarios of playing the game.
  • Learn how you can implement the game in a few easy steps.
  • Find out if Cortex is a good fit for your needs.
  • Discover how to get started.

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About the Experts

Catherine Truxillo
Director of Analytical Education, SAS

Catherine Truxillo has written or co-written SAS training courses for advanced statistical methods, including: multivariate statistics, linear and generalized linear mixed models, multilevel models, structural equation models, imputation methods for missing data, statistical process control, design and analysis of experiments, and cluster analysis. She also teaches SAS courses using SAS/IML®, SAS® Enterprise Guide®, SAS® Enterprise Miner, SAS Forecast Studio and JMP® software.

Andy Ravenna
Principal Technical Training Consultant, SAS

Andy Ravenna has a BS in chemical engineering and an MS in applied mathematics with a minor in statistics from North Carolina State University. He has used SAS since 1985 and began teaching in 1988. Ravenna has been at SAS for more than 30 years, starting in the QA department and then providing technical services beginning in 1996 in the Consulting department. In 2000, he started teaching SAS for the SAS Education division. He now focuses on advanced analytics, statistical training and SAS® Viya®.