Wolfram U

Visual Explorations in Data Science

  • Interactive Course
  • 3 h
  • Beginner
  • 2 Certifications

Estimated Time: 3 h

Course Level: Beginner

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or the Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1


Data is all around us, and methods of making sense of data are only becoming more important. This course introduces a visual, example-driven approach to learning the process of data science. Through built-in knowledge in Wolfram Language, a dozen extensive and applicable explorations are carried out, with visualization guiding the way. Discover the richness of curated, computable data about millions of entities and hundreds of entity types built into Wolfram Language. Learn to leverage curated data and a plethora of data visualization functions to discover a revolutionary new way of doing data science: localized, organized and extensive.

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You'll Learn To

  • Use built-in data in Wolfram Language to perform useful analysis
  • Perform analysis on different types of data, from time series to images
  • Explore data through relevant visualization functions
  • Customize visualizations to suit the needs of your analysis
  • Apply the data science process to a range of problems, from exploratory probing to model building
  • Employ basic statistical concepts such as probability distributions in your explorations

Certifications Available

  • Completion Certificate

    Certify your completion of this course by watching course videos and passing the auto-graded quizzes.

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  • Level 1 Certification

    Pass the auto-graded quizzes and final exam to certify your proficiency in visual exploration of data.

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About This Interactive Course

It's free and easy to get started with open interactive courses using the Wolfram Cloud—sign in with your Wolfram ID or create one. No plan is required. This interactive course includes video lessons, quizzes and a scratch notebook, all in an easy-to-use interface. From the interactive course, click Track My Progress to chart your certification progress as you go.