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Data Exploration with Kaggle - R Tutorial

Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) is often the best starting point to any analysis. Take the new hands-on course from Kaggle &  DataCamp to learn the essentials of Data Exploration.
Feb 2016  · 2 min read

Ever wonder where to begin your data analysis? Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) is often the best starting point. Take the new hands-on course from Kaggle &  DataCamp “Data Exploration with Kaggle Scripts” to learn the essentials of Data Exploration and begin navigating the world of data.

By the end of the course you will learn how to apply various R packages and tools in combination in order to extract all of their usefulness for exploring your data. Furthermore, you will also be guided through the process of submitting your first Kaggle Script to your profile, and will publish analysis on Kaggle Scripts that you’ve personalized with information from your own life. (Tip: make sure to share your profile link with hiring managers and peers to easily show off and discuss your work.)

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What you’ll learn

Throughout Data Exploration with Kaggle Scripts you will be challenged with hands-on interactive tasks and exercises that will help you learn effectively. You will learn and explore:

  • Whether it is a smart career choice to pursue a PhD based on the the 2013 American Community dataset.
  • What the optimal length of chopsticks is.
  • Which racing pigeons are fastest.
  • How different are the average marijuana prices throughout the US.
  • How to make beautiful visualizations with ggplot2.
  • How to upload your first Kaggle Scripts.
  • Learn the popularity of your name or a friend’s name in the USA over the past 100+ years.
  • Explore changes in enrollment, tuition, admissions rate, and degree types for different colleges.

During the entire course, the skills you have just acquired will be tested, thereby preparing you for independant sailing through Kaggle datasets.

Take this course now and you will always know where to begin your analysis and how to unravel usefull information in an elegant manner. Enjoy!

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