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Preparing and Exploring Your Data in Python

Event Date: 
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 18:30 to Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 17:30
Event Venue: 
Learning Garden, University Library, CUHK
Highlights: 

Workshop 2: Preparing and Exploring Your Data in Python (9 hrs) (25 - 26 May 2018) 

a. Preparing (pre-processing) your data for growth (3 hrs)

  1. Know your sources: interviews, field studies, open data, API, websites, IoT, and digital archives
  2. ETL (extraction, transformation, and loading) in CSV, XML, and JSON formats for data preparation
  3. Finding a home for your data - cloud computing and its infrastructure for growth and support
  4. Popular tools for data preparation (e.g. Knime, Open Refine, Google Sheet/Xpath, Scrapinghub, Beautiful Soap, and Scrapy)

Date & Time: 25 May 2018 (Fri), 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

b. Exploring your data in Python (6 hrs)

  1. Using Anaconda Jupyter Notebook for data exploration in Python
  2. Introduction to Python operations (operator and operand), control structure, data structure, and function
  3. Useful Python modules for data exploration, analysis and mining (Mathpotlib, Numpy, Pandas, etc.)
  4. Free online resources for self-paced learning in Python (codeacademy.com, coursera.org, udacity.com, cognitiveclass.ai, etc.)

Date & Time: 26 May 2018 (Sat), 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Innovation Skills Workshop 2: Preparing and Exploring Your Data in Python

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