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Data Wrangling in Python: Introduction to the pandas library

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Thursday, November 10, 2022, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
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Add to Calendar 15 jhu-bsph-225131 Data Wrangling in Python: Introduction to the pandas library

This beginner-to-intermediate level workshop will introduce you to the pandas library, a popular Python library for data cleaning, data wrangling, and data analysis.



For more information, visit the event page:
https://publichealth.jhu.edu/node/225131.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
2022-11-10 18:00 2022-11-10 20:00 UTC use-title Location Zoom

Pre-requisites: Participants should be familiar with basic programming concepts, including variable assignment, data types, function calls, and installing packages or libraries. Introductory experience in Python or R will be especially helpful for this workshop.  

This beginner-to-intermediate level workshop will introduce you to the pandas library, a popular Python library for data cleaning, data wrangling, and data analysis. Participants in this interactive class will use Jupyter Notebooks software and Python code to import, understand, and prepare a dataset for further analysis or visualization. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:   

  1. Identify and use the two primary data structures of the pandas library: Series and DataFrame   
  2. Implement functions from the pandas library to explore and analyze a dataset, including:   
  • Handling missing data   
  • Filtering and sorting data   
  • Grouping data   
  • Calculating basic summary statistics   

  1. Find documentation for the pandas library to troubleshoot errors and apply new functions to analyze a dataset   

Register: https://jhu.libcal.com/event/9419132

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