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Introduction to Data Analysis in Python with Pandas (Getting Started in Quantitative Analytics Series)

Ended Apr 16, 2019
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Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Newman 207A or Zoom
Zoom Information: https://virginiatech.zoom.us/j/232110783
Instructors: Nathaniel Porter & Christa Miller - University Libraries

Learn fundamental Python concepts and procedures and extend their capabilities by using Pandas for data management and exploratory data analysis! Participants do not need to be familiar with Python but should have some prior coding experience in a programming or statistical language. 

Participants will be able to: 
-Install the Anaconda Python distribution 
-Open and use a Jupyter notebook for Python programming 
-Perform basic Python operations including calculation, list creation and manipulation, conditionals and for loops 
-Import a text datafile into Pandas and perform basic exploratory data analysis