Introduction to Data Science in Python – A free online course from the University of Michigan.
Course description – Introduction to Data Science in Python
This course will introduce the learner to the basics of the python programming environment, including fundamental python programming techniques such as lambdas, reading and manipulating csv files, and the numpy library. The course will introduce data manipulation and cleaning techniques using the popular python pandas data science library and introduce the abstraction of the Series and DataFrame as the central data structures for data analysis, along with tutorials on how to use functions such as groupby, merge, and pivot tables effectively. By the end of this course, students will be able to take tabular data, clean it, manipulate it, and run basic inferential statistical analyses.
What you’ll learn
- Understand techniques such as lambdas and manipulating csv files
- Describe common Python functionality and features used for data science
- Query DataFrame structures for cleaning and processing
- Explain distributions, sampling, and t-tests
Course Details: Introduction to Data Science in Python