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Hours to complete

Approx. 6 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 weeks of study, 4-5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Python ProgrammingData VirtualizationData Visualization (DataViz)Matplotlib
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Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 6 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 weeks of study, 4-5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Introduction to Data Visualization Tools

In this module, you will learn about data visualization and some of the best practices to keep in mind when creating plots and visuals. You will also learn about the history and the architecture of Matplotlib and learn about basic plotting with Matplotlib. In addition, you will learn about the dataset on immigration to Canada, which will be used extensively throughout the course. Finally, you will briefly learn how to read csv files into a pandas dataframe and process and manipulate the data in the dataframe, and how to generate line plots using Matplotlib....
Reading
6 videos (Total 27 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video6 videos
Introduction to Data Visualization4m
Introduction to Matplotlib6m
Basic Plotting with Matplotlib4m
Dataset on Immigration to Canada2m
Line Plots3m
Reading1 reading
Syllabus10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Introduction to Data Visualization Tools10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Basic and Specialized Visualization Tools

In this module, you learn about area plots and how to create them with Matplotlib, histograms and how to create them with Matplotlib, bar charts, and how to create them with Matplotlib, pie charts, and how to create them with Matplotlib, box plots and how to create them with Matplotlib, and scatter plots and bubble plots and how to create them with Matplotlib. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 25 min), 4 quizzes
Video6 videos
Histograms4m
Bar Charts3m
Pie Charts4m
Box Plots3m
Scatter Plots4m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Basic Visualization Tools10m
Specialized Visualization Tools10m
Week
3
Hours to complete
11 hours to complete

Advanced Visualizations and Geospatial Data

In this module, you will learn about advanced visualization tools such as waffle charts and word clouds and how to create them. You will also learn about seaborn, which is another visualization library, and how to use it to generate attractive regression plots. In addition, you will learn about Folium, which is another visualization library, designed especially for visualizing geospatial data. Finally, you will learn how to use Folium to create maps of different regions of the world and how to superimpose markers on top of a map, and how to create choropleth maps....
Reading
6 videos (Total 15 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
Video6 videos
Word Clouds1m
Seaborn and Regression Plots2m
Introduction to Folium2m
Maps with Markers2m
Choropleth Maps4m
Reading1 reading
IBM Digital Badge2m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Advanced Visualization Tools10m
Visualizing Geospatial Data10m
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Top Reviews

By LSNov 28th 2018

The course with the IBM Lab is a very good way to learn and practice. The tools we've learned in this module can supply a good material to enrich all data work that need to be presented in a nice way.

By RLAug 8th 2018

Excellent tutorials, great labs and fun exercises - visualization is one of the most satisfying things about data science, and it is no surprise that this course is very enjoyable!

Instructor

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Alex Aklson

Ph.D., Data Scientist
IBM Developer Skills Network

About IBM

IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become "smarter" as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected. IBM invests more than $6 billion a year in R&D, just completing its 21st year of patent leadership. IBM Research has received recognition beyond any commercial technology research organization and is home to 5 Nobel Laureates, 9 US National Medals of Technology, 5 US National Medals of Science, 6 Turing Awards, and 10 Inductees in US Inventors Hall of Fame....

About the IBM Data Science Professional Certificate Specialization

Data Science has been ranked as one of the hottest professions and the demand for data practitioners is booming. This Professional Certificate from IBM is intended for anyone interested in developing skills and experience to pursue a career in Data Science or Machine Learning. This program consists of 9 courses providing you with latest job-ready skills and techniques covering a wide array of data science topics including: open source tools and libraries, methodologies, Python, databases, SQL, data visualization, data analysis, and machine learning. You will practice hands-on in the IBM Cloud using real data science tools and real-world data sets. It is a myth that to become a data scientist you need a Ph.D. This Professional Certificate is suitable for anyone who has some computer skills and a passion for self-learning. No prior computer science or programming knowledge is necessary. We start small, re-enforce applied learning, and build up to more complex topics. Upon successfully completing these courses you will have done several hands-on assignments and built a portfolio of data science projects to provide you with the confidence to plunge into an exciting profession in Data Science. In addition to earning a Professional Certificate from Coursera, you will also receive a digital Badge from IBM recognizing your proficiency in Data Science. LIMITED TIME OFFER: Subscription is only $39 USD per month for access to graded materials and a certificate....
IBM Data Science Professional Certificate

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