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Applied Data Science Capstone, IBM

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About this Course

This capstone project course will give you a taste of what data scientists go through in real life when working with data. You will learn about location data and different location data providers, such as Foursquare. You will learn how to make RESTful API calls to the Foursquare API to retrieve data about venues in different neighborhoods around the world. You will also learn how to be creative in situations where data are not readily available by scraping web data and parsing HTML code. You will utilize Python and its pandas library to manipulate data, which will help you help you refine your skills for exploring and analyzing data. Finally, you will be required to use the Folium library to great maps of geospatial data and to communicate your results and findings. If you choose to take this course and earn the Coursera course certificate, you will also earn an IBM digital badge upon successful completion of the course. LIMITED TIME OFFER: Subscription is only $39 USD per month for access to graded materials and a certificate....

Top reviews


Sep 27, 2018

The most interesting course from IBM ML courses scope. Due to tons of practice and interesting labs. Thanks, Alex.


Nov 23, 2018

Enjoyed doing independent assignment. I had to hunt for data prepare the csv file to be used and lot of research.

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43 Reviews

By Samir Shah

Feb 15, 2019

Think this one should have been marked by the course moderators and not fellow students.

By Mbongeni Ndabenhle Mahluza

Feb 13, 2019

The instructor of the capstone saved this specialization for me.

By Nicklas Norrick

Feb 13, 2019

Hands on, a stumping project at the end, as well as lots of new skills and ideas to take with you. A real challenge!

By Emmit Kadayifci

Feb 09, 2019

Great techniques that are applicable in the real world.

By Victor Lazari

Feb 08, 2019

Thank you very much for the course.

Wonderful experience!

By Bhavani Sai Rohit Murakonda

Feb 04, 2019

This was a really cool project that really applies everything I learned during the specialization.

By Serdar Mamiyev

Jan 25, 2019

I liked this course the most,

great job, everyone contributed

By Ahmed Tealeb

Jan 20, 2019

Amazing :)

By Roger Smith

Jan 18, 2019

Hard final assignment. But a good way to wrap up the certificate.

By Venkata Ramarao Sanka

Jan 14, 2019

Great Course to implement your Data wrangling and all the learning that you got through out the specialization