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Intermediate Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

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Subtitles: Georgian, Estonian, German, Thai, English, Japanese, Nepali...

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 2 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: Georgian, Estonian, German, Thai, English, Japanese, Nepali...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
21 minutes to complete

Obtain and Clean the Data

The overall goal of the capstone project is to integrate the skills you have developed over the courses in this Specialization and to build a software package that can be used to work with the NOAA Significant Earthquakes dataset....
1 video (Total 1 min), 2 readings
2 readings
Introduction10m
Module 1: Obtain and Clean the Data10m
Week
2
10 minutes to complete

Building Geoms

Show us when earthquakes occurred in different countries, their magnitude, and their toll on human life....
1 reading
1 reading
Module 2: Visualization Tools10m
Week
3
10 minutes to complete

Building a Leaflet Map

Show and annotate the earthquake epicenters....
1 reading
1 reading
Module 3: Mapping Tools10m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Documentation and Packaging

Documentation is one of the most important and most commonly overlooked steps when writing software, but you're not going to let that happen in your project....
2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Documentation and Packaging Tasks10m
Testing10m

Instructors

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Roger D. Peng, PhD

Associate Professor, Biostatistics
Bloomberg School of Public Health
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Brooke Anderson

Assistant Professor, Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences
Colorado State University

About Johns Hopkins University

The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world....

About the Mastering Software Development in R Specialization

This Specialization covers R software development for building data science tools. As the field of data science evolves, it has become clear that software development skills are essential for producing useful data science results and products. You will obtain rigorous training in the R language, including the skills for handling complex data, building R packages and developing custom data visualizations. You will learn modern software development practices to build tools that are highly reusable, modular, and suitable for use in a team-based environment or a community of developers....
Mastering Software Development in R

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