Intro to Data for Data Science
- None - this is an introductory course for beginners
In an information economy, data is the new oil. However, most people lack even a basic understanding of what data are and how they are used in data science. As a result, many of us will be left behind during the next industrial revolution, an information revolution.
In this course, we will learn about data as a foundation for data science. We’ll learn what data are and why they are important. In addition, we’ll learn about data types, data structures, tabular data, and the data life cycle.
By the end of this course, you’ll understand data and how data are used in data science.
- IT Professionals
- The Rise of Data02:57
- Course Overview01:40
- Types of Data01:49
- Nominal Data01:08
- Ordinal Data01:18
- Interval Data02:19
- Ratio Data01:43
- Data Types02:17
- Scalar Data Types01:05
- Scalar Data Type Examples02:40
- Composite Data Types01:12
- Composite Data Type Examples02:24
- Tabular Data01:34
- Next Steps01:28
- Quiz10 questions
Matthew Renze is a data science consultant, author, and public speaker. Over the past two decades, he has taught over 250,000 software developers and IT professionals how to build intelligent software systems. His clients include small software start-ups to Fortune 100 companies across the globe.
He’s a Microsoft MVP, an ASPInsider, an author for Pluralsight, and an open-source software contributor. His focus includes artificial intelligence, data science, and machine learning.