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Intermediate Level

Approx. 26 hours to complete

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Subtitles: English, Korean

What you will learn

  • Understand how text is handled in Python

  • Apply basic natural language processing methods

  • Write code that groups documents by topic

  • Describe the nltk framework for manipulating text

Skills you will gain

Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK)Text MiningPython ProgrammingNatural Language Processing

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 26 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

8 hours to complete

Module 1: Working with Text in Python

8 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 56 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
5 videos
Handling Text in Python18m
Regular Expressions16m
Demonstration: Regex with Pandas and Named Groups5m
Internationalization and Issues with Non-ASCII Characters12m
4 readings
Course Syllabus10m
Help us learn more about you!10m
Notice for Auditing Learners: Assignment Submission10m
Resources: Common issues with free text10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz8m
Module 1 Quiz12m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Module 2: Basic Natural Language Processing

6 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 36 min)
3 videos
Basic NLP tasks with NLTK16m
Advanced NLP tasks with NLTK16m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz4m
Module 2 Quiz10m
Week
3

Week 3

7 hours to complete

Module 3: Classification of Text

7 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 94 min)
7 videos
Identifying Features from Text8m
Naive Bayes Classifiers19m
Naive Bayes Variations4m
Support Vector Machines24m
Learning Text Classifiers in Python15m
Demonstration: Case Study - Sentiment Analysis9m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz14m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Module 4: Topic Modeling

6 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 58 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
4 videos
Topic Modeling8m
Generative Models and LDA13m
Information Extraction18m
2 readings
Additional Resources & Readings10m
Post-Course Survey10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz4m
Module 4 Quiz10m

About the Applied Data Science with Python Specialization

The 5 courses in this University of Michigan specialization introduce learners to data science through the python programming language. This skills-based specialization is intended for learners who have a basic python or programming background, and want to apply statistical, machine learning, information visualization, text analysis, and social network analysis techniques through popular python toolkits such as pandas, matplotlib, scikit-learn, nltk, and networkx to gain insight into their data. Introduction to Data Science in Python (course 1), Applied Plotting, Charting & Data Representation in Python (course 2), and Applied Machine Learning in Python (course 3) should be taken in order and prior to any other course in the specialization. After completing those, courses 4 and 5 can be taken in any order. All 5 are required to earn a certificate....
Applied Data Science with Python

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