Extract Text Data with Python and Regex

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Learn what Regular Expression is and how it works

Learn how to use regular expressions for text data cleaning

Learn how regular expressions can be useful for text mining

Clock2 hours
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project you will learn what is regular expressions and how it works. during this project we are going to learn about basic to advanced concepts of regex by formatting phone numbers, email addresses and URLs. after that we will learn how to use regular expressions for data cleaning. and finally in the final task we are going to work with a dataset consists of daily personal notes, and we are going to use RegEx to pull out useful information out of our raw text data.

Skills you will develop

Regular Expression (REGEX)Data CleansingPython ProgrammingPandasText Mining

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. Introduction to the project

  2. Reformatting phone numbers using RegEx

  3. Reformatting Email Addresses using RegEx

  4. Data cleaning using RegEx, Regular Expression Reference

  5. Text Mining using RegEx

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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