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Analytics in Python

Columbia University via edX

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  • Provider edX
  • Subject Business
  • $ Cost Free Online Course
  • Session In progress
  • Language English
  • Certificate $375 Certificate Available
  • Effort 8-10 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 12 weeks long

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Overview

Data is the lifeblood of an organization. Competency in programming is an essential skill for successfully extracting information and knowledge from data.

The goal of this course is to introduce learners to the basics of programming in Python and to give a working knowledge of how to use programs to deal with data.

In this course, we will first cover the basics of programming and then focus on using Python on the entire data management process from data acquisition to analysis of data big data and small data.

This is an intensive hands-on course that will equip and reward learners with proficiency in data management skills.

Syllabus

  • Week 1: Python review
  • Week 2: Python review
  • Week 3: Data interchange formats: JSON and XML
  • Week 4: Web scraping and web crawling
  • Week 5: Database basics: Relational databases
  • Week 6: SQL
  • Week 7: Data analysis and visualization I
  • Week 8: Data analysis and visualization II
  • Week 9: Text mining
  • Week 10: Analysis of networks
  • Week 11: Machine learning: Part 1
  • Week 12: Machine learning: Part 2

Taught by

Hardeep Johar

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Vikram A
5.0 4 months ago
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I completed the course as an audit learner scoring over 70%. It's a great course and the assignments are of medium level difficulty. Gives you a quick grip on Python concepts necessary for doing Data Science on unstructured data such as text. Network analysis is also presented in the course. Pandas is introduced, ML is minimal. Overall a fantastic Python Primer , nice hands on instruction.
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The Lecturer is just way to fast and doesn't go on depth. But the quize and the project needs a lot of dept in subject to answer or complete them.
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