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Data Processing Using Python

This course (The English copy of "用Python玩转数据" ) is mainly for non-computer majors. It starts with the basic syntax of Python, to how to acquire data in Python locally and from network, to how to present data, then to how to conduct basic and advanced statistic analysis and visualization of data, and finally to how to design a simple GUI to present and process data, advancing level by level. This course, as a whole, based on Finance data and through the establishment of popular cases one after another, enables learners to more vividly feel the simplicity, elegance, and robustness of Python. Also, it discusses the fast, convenient and efficient data processing capacity of Python in humanities and social sciences fields like literature, sociology and journalism and science and engineering fields like mathematics and biology, in addition to business fields. Similarly, it may also be flexibly applied into other fields. The course has been updated. Updates in the new version are : 1) the whole course has moved from Python 2.x to Python 3.x 2) Added manual webpage fetching and parsing. Web API is also added. 3) Improve the content order and enrich details of some content especially for some practice projects. Note: videos are in Chinese (Simplified) with English subtitles. All other materials are in English.

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Rating 4.1 based on 38 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 3-5 hours/week
Starts Mar 29 (12 weeks ago)
Cost $29
From Nanjing University via Coursera
Instructor ZHANG Li
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Language English
Subjects Programming Data Science
Tags Computer Science Data Science Data Analysis Software Development

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explanations on crucial parts

Difficult to follow and explanations on crucial parts, like installing pip, was far too brief and simply did not work for my laptop.

additional materials or information

: / Well Done!It was my first mooc in Chinese, content was interesting, and example were useful (I liked the exemples with the dow jones).As I tried to follow using Python 3.6, I had difficulties with GUI compatibility and some evolution in SciPy - In this course, using python 2.x - The whole course in Chinese, no English subtitles - There are no additional materials or information - There is nothing - only the Chinese It does not cover the details in some aspects, but overall it is a quite helpful course for Python Beginner.

several programming assignments which

There are several programming assignments which can help you to look inside python.

errorneous translation from

Some questions in the quizzes are, in my opinion, not easy to understand, I guess because of an errorneous translation from the Chinese language.

especially 4-th week

讲的很好,入门课程,重要的是老师很可爱,哈哈哈哈。 The course is very interesting and good, but very short and not detailed, especially 4-th week.

raise your interest

It introduces many libraries in a way that raise your interest to want to find out more, which is an essential discipline to cultivate because libraries are always changing and new libraries come into being all the time.

recent breaking change

Unfortunately, a large part of the presented stock code is broken, because of a recent breaking change of Yahoo Finance's API.

way that raise

12 weeks

Could be extended to 12 weeks with more detailed coverage of packages.

some questions

teacher zhang

Good Teacher Zhang is very nice.

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Rating 4.1 based on 38 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 3-5 hours/week
Starts Mar 29 (12 weeks ago)
Cost $29
From Nanjing University via Coursera
Instructor ZHANG Li
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Programming Data Science
Tags Computer Science Data Science Data Analysis Software Development

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