Introduction to Python - Data Analysis and Programming

Mon Nov 04 2019 at 10:00 am to Fri Nov 08 2019 at 05:00 pm
Goldsmiths, University of London, 8 Lewisham Way, London, United Kingdom

Goldsmiths, University of London, 8 Lewisham Way, London, United Kingdom

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Learn how to manipulate and shape your data, automatic processes or write bespoke programs.


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This is a practical introduction to programming using Python.

This course is aimed at those new to programming and provides an introduction to programming using Python.

If you are involved in the analysis and management of data, you will soon encounter the need to manipulate and shape your data, automate processes or write bespoke programs. Due to its versatility and gradual learning curve, Python has quickly risen to be one of the languages of choice for introductory courses in programming. Moreover, through the use of excellent numerical packages it can compete against more statistical and mathematical packages such as Matlab and R.

By the end of this course, you should be able to write useful Python programs, use Python for more advanced data analysis and understand more complex Python programmes written by others. The final group project will involve creating a useful program that can help a user control their finances.

 

The course will cover the following key aspects of programming using Python:



General introduction to programming



Programming in Python



Using the interpreter and iPython



Writing Python scripts



Loop and control flow (for-loops, if-statements)



Data-types: strings, lists, dictionaries



Using and writing functions



Functions for scientific programming: Numpy and SciPy



Finding problems in code



Data manipulation project using Python



 

Tutoring

The course is directed by Dr Will Lawrence, who completed his PhD at the department of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton, and who has a background in psychology. Will has rich experience in delivering training in both Python and R, to diverse audiences.

This module can be taken in conjunction with Introduction to R. Also available, 3-day intermediate course on Python packages.

 

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10% when a participant enrolls for more than one of our courses (at the same time)



20% UK students



25% UK Law & Society Association (UKLSA) Members



If five people register from the same institution for the same intake, the fifth place is free



Goldsmiths students, staff and alumni - email us for current discounts




As a University, we are able to offer our courses at minimum prices, and free of VAT - to make knowledge available to as wide audience as possible.

 

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