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Subtitles: English, Korean

What you will learn

  • Make use of unicode characters and strings

  • Understand the basics of building a search engine

  • Select and process the data of your choice

  • Create email data visualizations

Skills you will gain

Data AnalysisPython ProgrammingDatabase (DBMS)Data Visualization (DataViz)

Learner Career Outcomes

38%

started a new career after completing these courses

38%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

19%

got a pay increase or promotion
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. 9 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Korean

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome to the Capstone

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 36 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Unicode Characters and Strings17m
Office Hours in Den Haag, Netherlands3m
Interview: John Resig and Pam Fox - Khan Academy11m
5 readings
Capstone Overview10m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
Python Textbook10m
Coming from Python 2 - Encoding Data in Python 310m
Capstone Completion Options10m
1 practice exercise
Python for Everybody - A Review
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Building a Search Engine

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 61 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Worked Example: Page Rank - Spidering (Chapter 16)17m
Worked Example: Page Rank - Computation (Chapter 16)15m
Worked Example: Page Rank - Visualization (Chapter 16)6m
Office Hours Detroit, Michigan1m
Interview: Anil Jain - Image Processing11m
2 readings
Building a Search Engine - Introduction10m
Peer Graded Assignment - Instructor Input10m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Exploring Data Sources (Project)

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 9 min), 2 readings
2 videos
Interview: Bruce Schneier - The Security Mindset7m
2 readings
Identifying Your Data Source - Introduction10m
List of Data Sources (Instructional Staff Curated)10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Spidering and Modeling Email Data

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 49 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Worked Example: Gmane / Mail - Retrieval (Chapter 16)17m
Worked Example: Gmane / Mail - Model (Chapter 16)12m
Office Hours Baltimore, MD1m
Interview: Bruce Schneier - Building Cryptographic Systems11m
1 reading
Spidering and Modeling Email Data - Introduction10m

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About the Python for Everybody Specialization

This Specialization builds on the success of the Python for Everybody course and will introduce fundamental programming concepts including data structures, networked application program interfaces, and databases, using the Python programming language. In the Capstone Project, you’ll use the technologies learned throughout the Specialization to design and create your own applications for data retrieval, processing, and visualization....
Python for Everybody

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