Northeastern University
Data Analytics Engineering: Probability & Techniques
Northeastern University

Data Analytics Engineering: Probability & Techniques

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Sri Radhakrishnan

Instructor: Sri Radhakrishnan

19 hours to complete
3 weeks at 6 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, we will focus on Python programming fundamentals. The aim is to help understand Python's basic syntax, data types, and operators, enabling the creation of simple programs. Additionally, we will cover the use of if statements, loops, and proper indentation to control program flow, fostering a foundational understanding of essential control structures in Python programming.

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5 videos7 readings1 quiz1 programming assignment1 discussion prompt

In this module, we will dive into the diverse landscape of Python data structures, including lists, dictionaries, sets, tuples, and arrays. By exploring real-world use cases, you will uncover the unique strengths and weaknesses of each data structure. You will gain insights into recognizing and understanding the characteristics of these structures, empowering you to make informed choices when tackling programming challenges. Through hands-on practice, you will develop the skills to select and apply the most suitable data structure to efficiently solve a wide range of problems, enhancing your proficiency in Python programming.

What's included

2 videos3 readings1 quiz1 programming assignment

In this module we will introduce DataFrames, a pivotal tool in data manipulation and analysis. You will grasp the fundamental concepts of DataFrames, learning how to create, manipulate, and access data efficiently. You will gain essential skills for basic data exploration–including summarizing data, indexing, and slicing, enabling them to extract meaningful insights. Furthermore, this module equips learners with the expertise to clean and preprocess data, covering handling missing values, filtering data, merging/joining datasets, and transforming data for analysis readiness. By the end of this module, you will harness DataFrames for advanced data analysis, mastering group-wise operations, aggregation, and statistical analysis.

What's included

3 videos4 readings1 quiz1 programming assignment

This module will equip you with a comprehensive toolkit for proficient data exploration and analysis. It covers the essential techniques and tools for effectively summarizing data sets, encompassing statistical summaries, data visualization, and data cleaning methods. You will learn how to identify and assess missing data, outliers, and anomalies, vital tasks during the initial exploratory phase of data analysis. Furthermore, you will develop the ability to uncover patterns, relationships, and trends within the data using various visualizations, including scatter plots, histograms, and correlation matrices, enabling them to extract valuable insights and make informed decisions from their data.

What's included

2 videos2 readings1 quiz1 programming assignment

Instructor

Sri Radhakrishnan
Northeastern University
1 Course59 learners

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