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Python Beginner: Introduction to Data Analysis

Course Overview: This five week course is an introduction to data analysis with the Python programming language aimed at beginners.

Project Demo Day and Certificates: From the rudimentary building blocks of programming basics, to data manipulation and use of advanced drawing packages, the course ends with a demonstration of a project of your choice on Project Demo Day. On Demo Day you will access and analyze real data, utilizing the tools and skill sets taught to you throughout the course. After the successful completion of the course, you will qualify for one of three certificates: Extraordinary Standing, Honorable Graduation, and Active Participation.

Certificates are awarded according to your understanding, skill, and participation.

Week 1 – The Python Programming Language

Overview of syntax, built in functions and data structures Introduction to the standard library 

Object oriented programming

Week 2 – Computational Statistics

Review of probability and statistics 

Hypothesis testing Introduction to Pandas

Week 3 – Data Analysis with Pandas

The exploratory data analysis process 

Working with real world data 

Data visualization with Matplotlib

Week 4 – Data on the Web

Web scraping Accessing APIs Building web applications

Week 5 – Gentle Introduction to Machine Learning

What is machine learning? 

The Scikit-Learn 

API Image Processing / Text Classification

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    A former member

    I'm really interested in taking this course, but I will be out of town for two weeks. I will definitely enroll in the session after this one!

    June 9, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      John - thanks very much for the info. Do you provide access to the slides and video for your Data Science w/ R course as well?

      June 29, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Yes we do, it is standard for all our courses.

      June 30, 2014

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