BIOF 020
Python for Beginners

In this introductory workshop, users will learn how to create, read, transform, and visualize data for scientific analysis. Learners will also gain skills in applying basic computer logic to scientific applications.

Prerequisites

Basic computer skills, including where to quickly find specific directories and files.

Learning Objectives:

Script creation and execution Array creation Two-variable plotting (x-y line graphs) Saving plots Data transformation and manipulation Logic statements and loops Reading data from a file and saving data to a file Handling missing data in files Simple linear model (e.g. time series analysis) Advanced visualizations: scatterplots and bar charts Statistics in Python Customizing visualizations: titles and subtitles, axes labeling, colors Finalize visualization project Real-world biological concepts such as a deeper exploration (e.g., COVID-19 data, population modeling)

Overview

Program

Class Type

Workshop

Credits

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Availability

Summer 2021

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