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Python for Data Analysis

October 21, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Oct. 21, 23

Modern Languages Building (MLB), Room 2001A

This workshop, held over two half-days, will provide participants with an overview of pandas; a Python library for data analysis. The workshop will focus on pandas; a Python library for data analysis. There will be both lecture and hands-on computer work using Python (via Spyder IDE and IPython notebook) on real datasets (crash data will be used). Topics will include how to load in different data formats (csv, excel, access database, etc.), clean, manipulate, process, and crunch data, graph results (using matplotlib and bokeh) and write results to an output file. Computers will be provided but participants are encourage to bring their own laptops and datasets to work with using pandas. Call (734) 764-7828 to register.

 

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Date:
October 21, 2015
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Prerequisite
Participant should be familiar with basic Python or with another data-oriented programming language like R or Matlab. Basic programming knowledge.
Class size
24 participants, 1 per computer
U-M Affiliated Fee
None
Not U-M Affiliated Fee
None
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Presenters
Alex Cao is an Engineer/Database Analyst/Programmer at UMTRI and CSCAR.