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Free lesson: Intermediate Python Skills

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Free lesson: Intermediate Python Skills

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This lesson will introduce you to the Python package Pandas, and show you how to use a Pandas series to present data in a neat and visually-understandable way. You will then conclude the lesson by completing a guided activity using a data set from the World Data Bank. 


 
1
What is PANDAS?
2
Defining a Series using a Dictionary
3
Defining a Series using Lists
4
Application to Social Science
5
Guided Activity using a World Data Bank dataset

Prerequisites


Prerequisites


Prerequisites

 

For this lesson you will need the Anaconda Python 3 distribution as this package allows you to download and install Pandas.
You will also need knowledge of the basics of Python including:

  • Variable definition

  • Indentation

  • Lists

  • Dictionaries

  • Tuples,

  • Strings

  • Control statements.

Instructor


Instructor


 Joe Shaw

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Dr. Rob Mastrodomenico obtained a BSc in Mathematics and Statistics and PhD in Statistics at the University of Reading. He has spent his career working as a data scientist in the sports sector, building predictive models for sporting events. Aside from statistics, Rob’s other interest is in programming. He has years of experience in many different languages but has become an advocate for Python and all that it can do to support all aspects of dealing with and modelling data.

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