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Python for Data Science

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Python is the language of data science, and this class will expose you to the most important libraries (i.e., NumPy, Pandas, Matplotlib, and Scikit-learn) that will enable you to effectively do data science using Python.

In this course, you will have an opportunity to:

  • Install Anaconda on a personal computer
  • Understand the various options for performing data science
  • Understand the reasons for Python's popularity in data science
  • Learn the primary libraries for data science in Python including NumPy, Pandas, Matplotlib and Scikit-learn
  • Perform exploratory data analysis using Pandas
  • Use Matplotlib and Seaborn to perform data visualization
  • Prepare data for machine learning
  • Apply machine learning on a variety of datasets
  • Understand the data science process
  • Understand the big picture and the importance of data science in business, industry, and technology

University IT Technology Training classes are only available to Stanford University staff, faculty, or students. A valid SUNet ID is needed in order to enroll in a class.

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