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Approx. 7 hours to complete

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Skills you will gain

Python ProgrammingData VirtualizationData Visualization (DataViz)Matplotlib

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 7 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 weeks of study, 4-5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Introduction to Data Visualization Tools

In this module, you will learn about data visualization and some of the best practices to keep in mind when creating plots and visuals. You will also learn about the history and the architecture of Matplotlib and learn about basic plotting with Matplotlib. In addition, you will learn about the dataset on immigration to Canada, which will be used extensively throughout the course. Finally, you will briefly learn how to read csv files into a pandas dataframe and process and manipulate the data in the dataframe, and how to generate line plots using Matplotlib....
6 videos (Total 27 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Introduction to Data Visualization4m
Introduction to Matplotlib6m
Basic Plotting with Matplotlib4m
Dataset on Immigration to Canada2m
Line Plots3m
1 reading
Syllabus10m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to Data Visualization Tools10m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Basic and Specialized Visualization Tools

In this module, you learn about area plots and how to create them with Matplotlib, histograms and how to create them with Matplotlib, bar charts, and how to create them with Matplotlib, pie charts, and how to create them with Matplotlib, box plots and how to create them with Matplotlib, and scatter plots and bubble plots and how to create them with Matplotlib. ...
6 videos (Total 25 min), 4 quizzes
6 videos
Histograms4m
Bar Charts3m
Pie Charts4m
Box Plots3m
Scatter Plots4m
2 practice exercises
Basic Visualization Tools10m
Specialized Visualization Tools10m
Week
3
11 hours to complete

Advanced Visualizations and Geospatial Data

In this module, you will learn about advanced visualization tools such as waffle charts and word clouds and how to create them. You will also learn about seaborn, which is another visualization library, and how to use it to generate attractive regression plots. In addition, you will learn about Folium, which is another visualization library, designed especially for visualizing geospatial data. Finally, you will learn how to use Folium to create maps of different regions of the world and how to superimpose markers on top of a map, and how to create choropleth maps....
6 videos (Total 15 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Word Clouds1m
Seaborn and Regression Plots2m
Introduction to Folium2m
Maps with Markers2m
Choropleth Maps4m
1 reading
IBM Digital Badge2m
2 practice exercises
Advanced Visualization Tools10m
Visualizing Geospatial Data10m
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By DDMar 3rd 2019

The best course in this specialization, so far. Great balance between theory and practice. Interesting and demanding exercises and assignment. Theory explained in friendly way.

By RCJan 15th 2019

Excellent course, especially the labs were very useful and served as a recap of what was learnt in the previous courses of this certification course. Very clear explanation.

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Alex Aklson

Ph.D., Data Scientist
IBM Developer Skills Network

About IBM

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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