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TDWI Transform 2024

Chicago | Apr. 28–May 3

Course Description

TH3 Machine Learning Bootcamp // Hands-On: Data Wrangling for Machine Learning with PythonNEW!

May 2, 2024

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Duration: Full Day

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Prerequisite: See Below

David Langer

Founder

Dave on Data

You must use the best data to build the most valuable machine learning models. This idea is summarized in a famous quote, “Data trumps algorithm.” In this hands-on course, you will learn some of the most useful data wrangling techniques for producing the best data for your machine learning models.

This course aims for you to return to work and immediately employ these techniques to wrangle data, enhance data analyses, and craft the most valuable machine learning models. You will get hands-on experience wrangling data using the Python pandas library via a series of labs.

Want to know the best part?

Although the course uses Python because it is free, all the concepts/techniques you will learn apply to any machine learning technology you might use.

This is part of an optional Machine Learning Bootcamp. Learn more about the courses offered, or attend this individual course.

You Will Learn

  • How to wrangle data in Python
  • How to work with character data
  • How to wrangle date and time data
  • How to pivot/aggregate tables of data
  • How to join tables of data
  • Strategies for dealing with missing data
  • Additional resources to extend your learning

Geared To

  • Business and data analysts
  • BI and analytics developers and managers
  • Business users
  • Aspiring data scientists
  • Anyone interested in building machine learning models

No skills in advanced mathematics or statistics are required!

Prerequisites

Registrants must be familiar with Python and Python Notebooks or complete a complimentary online course before the conference. Access to the four-hour online course "Python Quick Start" will be provided to registrants three weeks prior to the event.

Laptop Setup

Students must bring their laptops to class.

Machine Requirements:

  • Windows or Max OS X
  • 64-bit operating system
  • 8 GB available RAM, 16 GB preferred
  • 4 GB of HD space for Anaconda Python installation

Anaconda Python is used in this course because it is free, easy to install, and has all the needed libraries.

Setup:

Laptop setup is required BEFORE the conference. Instructions will be emailed to registrants before the event.

There is no time allotted in class for laptop preparation.

* Enrollment is limited to 40 attendees.

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TDWI Chicago

Chicago, IL
April 28–May 3