Data @ Rice
Introduction to Python or previous basic knowelge about Python
U.S. Census Bureau conducts surveys on demographic, economic and population data. In this class, we will introduce Census Data Products; learn how to access Decennial Census of Population and Housing and American Community Survey using Census API. We will also anlyze the data with Python Pandas library.
- GitHub is an incredibly powerful tool for version control management - a must-know skill for developers, researchers, and anyone who uses a command line often in their work.
R, Python3, Plotly Dash packages, a GitHub account, and a Heroku account. Participants will be sent installation instructions prior to the class!
This is a hands-on workshop that introduces you to Python, one of the most popular programming languages. This is a workshop for absolute beginners. If you have some background in Python, please skip this one and check out other Python-related workshops.
Covid 19 has affected people's lives in many ways all over the world.
Every day, thousands (if not more) of programmers, statisticians, data scientists, information professionals, and journalists use Jupyter, an open-source web app that interactively presents live code augmented with visualizations and narrative text. Known as Notebooks, these interactive scripts are perfect for working with (or teaching) coding, as well as telling an unusual story aided by visuals. In this short course, we introduce the basics of installing Jupyter and creating your first notebook.
OpenRefine is a handy desktop application that can help clean inconsistent data. This session will introduce the program and how it can be used to get an overview of a dataset, resolve inconsistencies, split data into granular parts, and match local data points to external datasets.
Learn to automate repetitive, day-to-day tasks to maximize your productivity. We'll cover the most useful features of the Unix Bourne-Again Shell, such as aliases, functions, variables, and rudimentary regular expressions.
This course is taught by Corrin Fosmire. Please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need to cancel your registration or have any questions.