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Skills you will gain

Python ProgrammingR ProgrammingData AnalysisData WranglingStatistics

Learner Career Outcomes

67%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

25 minutes to complete

Project A: Blight Fight

25 minutes to complete
2 readings
2 readings
Get the Data10m
Understand the Domain10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2: Derive a list of buildings

2 hours to complete
1 reading
1 reading
Milestone: Create a list of "buildings" from a list of geo-located incidents10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Week 3: Construct a training dataset

2 hours to complete
1 reading
1 reading
Milestone: Derive labels for each building10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4: Train and evaluate a simple model

2 hours to complete
1 reading
1 reading
Milestone: Train a Simple Model10m

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About the Data Science at Scale Specialization

Learn scalable data management, evaluate big data technologies, and design effective visualizations. This Specialization covers intermediate topics in data science. You will gain hands-on experience with scalable SQL and NoSQL data management solutions, data mining algorithms, and practical statistical and machine learning concepts. You will also learn to visualize data and communicate results, and you’ll explore legal and ethical issues that arise in working with big data. In the final Capstone Project, developed in partnership with the digital internship platform Coursolve, you’ll apply your new skills to a real-world data science project....
Data Science at Scale

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