Intro to Data Science with Python: Bootcamp Series

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Workshop Series

Intro to Data Science with Python: Bootcamp Series

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Workshop Series

About this workshop series

NB: GA HAS 2 LONDON CAMPUSES. PLS CHECK YOUR CLASS' LOCATION.

Whether you have experience in programming or are looking to get started for the first time, this two-part bootcamp will put you on the fast track to honing your python and data analysis skills. Over the course of the class you’ll get hands-on programming experience in Python that you'll be able to immediately apply in the real world.

You'll learn the end-to-end data science process, covering the fundamentals of Python and several tools used in data science.

Schedule Part 1 Basic Intro Python & Data Manipulation - Fundamentals of Python - Import Data Science Packages - Read Data From Files

Part 2 Model Building - Machine Learning Algorithms - Build Predictive Model - Evaluate Model Performance

Students must bring a laptop with a text editor and Anaconda pre-installed.

Takeaways

You'll learn the end-to-end data science process:

  • Collect data from a variety of sources (e.g., Excel, CSV files)
  • Explore and investigate large data sets
  • Apply machine learning algorithms to build predictive models in Python

This is a very practical and hands-on class that has lots of exercises. You'll build your own library of Python scripts that can be reused after you're done with the course.

Prereqs & Preparation

Students must bring a laptop with the following pre-installed and ready-to-go:

  • a text editor (Sublime Text is recommended and has a free trial version at www.sublimetext.com/
  • Anaconda (a package that includes python and a number of tools that will be used in class). Download for free from continuum.io/downloads

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