Data Processing Using Python
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assignment Level : Introductory
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This course (The English copy of "用Python玩转数据" ) is mainly for non-computer majors. It starts with the basic syntax of Python, to how to acquire data in Python locally and from network, to how to present data, then to how to conduct basic and advanced statistic analysis and visualization of data, and finally to how to design a simple GUI to present and process data, advancing level by level. This course, as a whole, based on Finance data and through the establishment of popular cases one after another, enables learners to more vividly feel the simplicity, elegance, and robustness of Python. Also, it discusses the fast, convenient and efficient data processing capacity of Python in humanities and social sciences fields like literature, sociology and journalism and science and engineering fields like mathematics and biology, in addition to business fields. Similarly, it may also be flexibly applied into other fields. The course has been updated. Updates in the new version are : 1) the whole course has moved from Python 2.x to Python 3.x 2) Added manual webpage fetching and parsing. Web API is also added. 3) Improve the content order and enrich details of some content especially for some practice projects. Note: videos are in Chinese (Simplified) with English subtitles. All other materials are in English.

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Syllabus

  • Week 1 - Welcome to learn Data Processing Using Python!
    Hi, guys, welcome to learn “Data Processing Using Python”(The English version of "用Python玩转数据", url is https://www.coursera.org/learn/hipython/home/welcome)!In this course, I tell in a manner that enables non-computer majors to understand how to utilize this s...
  • Week 1 - Basics of Python
    Hi, guys, welcome to learn Module 01 “Basics of Python”! I’ll first guide you to have a glimpse of its simplicity for learning as well as elegance and robustness. Less is more: the author of Python must know this idea well. After learning this module, you can ...
  • Week 2 - Data Acquisition and Presentation
    Welcome to learn Module 02 “Data Acquisition and Presentation”! After learning this module, you can master the modes of acquiring local data and network data in Python and use the basic and yet very powerful data structure sequence, string, list and tuple in P...
  • Week 3 - Powerful Data Structures and Python Extension Libraries
    Welcome to learn Module 03 “Powerful Data Structures and Python Extension Libraries”! Have you felt you are closer to using Python to process data? After learning this module, you can master the intermediate-level and advanced uses of Python: data structure di...
  • Week 4 - Python Data Statistics and Visualization
    Welcome to learn Module 04 “Python Data Statistics and Visualization”! In this module, I will show you, over the entire process of data processing, the unique advantages of Python in data processing and analysis, and use many cases familiar to and loved by us ...
  • Week 5 - Object Orientation and Graphical User Interface
    Welcome to Module 05 “Object Orientation and Graphical User Interface”! In this module, I will guide you to understand what object orientation is and the relationship between graphical user interface and object orientation. Learners are only required to unders...
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Instructors

ZHANG Li
associate professor
Department of Computer Science

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Nanjing University
Nanjing University (NJU) is committed to excellence in teaching and research. Located on the prosperous eastern coast of China, NJU provides a dynamic environment that nurtures learning, creativity, and discovery on one of the most beautiful campuses in the country. Taking NJU's university offerings on Coursera will be a rewarding experience for learners from every corner of the world.
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