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Applied Data Science Capstone, IBM

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About this Course

This capstone project course will give you a taste of what data scientists go through in real life when working with data. You will learn about location data and different location data providers, such as Foursquare. You will learn how to make RESTful API calls to the Foursquare API to retrieve data about venues in different neighborhoods around the world. You will also learn how to be creative in situations where data are not readily available by scraping web data and parsing HTML code. You will utilize Python and its pandas library to manipulate data, which will help you help you refine your skills for exploring and analyzing data. Finally, you will be required to use the Folium library to great maps of geospatial data and to communicate your results and findings. If you choose to take this course and earn the Coursera course certificate, you will also earn an IBM digital badge upon successful completion of the course. LIMITED TIME OFFER: Subscription is only $39 USD per month for access to graded materials and a certificate....

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Sep 27, 2018

The most interesting course from IBM ML courses scope. Due to tons of practice and interesting labs. Thanks, Alex.


Nov 23, 2018

Enjoyed doing independent assignment. I had to hunt for data prepare the csv file to be used and lot of research.

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59 Reviews


Mar 22, 2019

This is a complete course on the basics of data science

By Ganapathi Nayak K

Mar 21, 2019

Fantastic experience

By Manivannan Durairaj

Mar 20, 2019

Happy learning of Data science course and very useful to my carrier growth.

By Alessandro Rodrigo Marialva

Mar 20, 2019


By 赵圆方

Mar 16, 2019

really difficult

By Bakyt Niiazov

Mar 16, 2019

I think it's a solid introductory specialization course for Data Scientists. And I think I recommend it.

By Isabella Rosso

Mar 15, 2019

Great course! Challenging and very useful!

By Jaione Tirapu Azpiroz

Mar 14, 2019

Very instructive course, hard work but helps cement your python and data science knowledge.

By Varun Vijaywargi

Mar 13, 2019

The course should have explained more about using the Four Squrae API.

By Kevin Hwang

Mar 12, 2019

The project more or less limit the ML algorithm to unsupervised learning only