Kickstart your learning of Python for data science, as well as programming in general, with this beginner-friendly introduction to Python. Python is one of the world’s most popular programming languages, and there has never been greater demand for professionals with the ability to apply Python fundamentals to drive business solutions across industries.
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IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become "smarter" as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected. IBM invests more than $6 billion a year in R&D, just completing its 21st year of patent leadership. IBM Research has received recognition beyond any commercial technology research organization and is home to 5 Nobel Laureates, 9 US National Medals of Technology, 5 US National Medals of Science, 6 Turing Awards, and 10 Inductees in US Inventors Hall of Fame.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM PYTHON FOR DATA SCIENCE AND AI
Great Course work just more needs to be explained. I searched a lot to find more information as a beginner. But a great introduction will recommend it if you're starting out without any experience.
-Good Course for basics of python and intro to Pandas and Numpy -More exercises related to Pandas and Numpy would be good for practice.\n\n-The course isn't updated with the latest UI of IBM Watson
A solid introduction to Python in general. It can help you start getting acquainted with how programming languages work in general and gives a good overview of how Python can be used for data science.
The syllabus of the course takes you in a roller-coaster ride. From basic level to advance level and you won't feel any trouble nor hesitate a bit.\n\nIt's easy, it's vast, and it's really usefull.
Frequently Asked Questions
When will I have access to the lectures and assignments?
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What will I learn in this course?
This course consists of four modules.
Module 1 - Python Basics
oYour first program
oExpressions and Variables
Module 2 - Python Data Structures
oLists and Tuples
Module 3 - Python Programming Fundamentals
oConditions and Branching
oObjects and Classes
Module 4 - Working with Data in Python
oReading files with open
oWriting files with open
oLoading data with Pandas
Finally, you will create a project to test your skills.
Will I earn university credit for completing the Course?
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