Dr. Péter Vékás, guest lecturer from Corvinus University Budapest, Hungary
Péter Vékás is an assistant professor of Mathematical and Statistical Modeling at Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary. An actuary by training, he regularly delivers lectures and tutorials on data science, machine learning and statistics at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels at his home university as well as foreign universities, private enterprises and the Central Bank of Hungary. In our summer school, Péter will introduce participants to techniques of data visualization based on Leland Wilkinson’s Grammar of Graphics framework via the popular ggplot2 extension package of the R language. By making their data visible, attendees will discover that a picture is worth a thousand words.