Crime Zone Heatmaps with Python and Folium

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In this Guided Project, you will:

G​enerate interactive maps using Folium

A​ccess and manipulate values in a dataset using pandas

C​reate animated heatmaps overlaid on top of a city map

Clock1 hour
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this one hour long project-based course, you will tackle a real-world problem in data analysis and visualization. You will process a dataset of crime incidents in the city of Boston, and use this data to create an animated heatmap displaying crime hotspots. Heatmaps use color to display a quantity that changes over two dimensions. By the end of this project, you will have created heatmaps using code you will write in Python.

Skills you will develop

Data SciencePython ProgrammingPandasData Visualization (DataViz)folium

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create an interactive map with Folium

  2. Read a dataset from file

  3. Process and extract useful data

  4. Create heatmap

  5. Improve heatmaps with spatial clustering

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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