Python 3: Data cleaning and visualization with Pandas and Matplotlib (repeat session)

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Geoff Hing of APM Reports
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 10 at 3:30pm
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Now that you’ve got a handle on Pandas, it’s time to jump into some advanced topics. You know how to import a dataset, but what happens when you load the data and nothing looks right? We’ll walk through cleaning up a dirty dataset with Pandas. Then we’ll jump into the fun part: visualizing the data you’ve analyzed with Matplotlib.

This session is good for: People who can load and perform basic summary and grouping functions in Pandas.

Speaker Bios

  • Geoff Hing (@geoffhing) is a Chicago-based journalist and technologist whose reporting interests include police accountability and immigration enforcement. He is also interested in making data literacy and statistical thinking broadly-held skills. In the past, he has worked with NPR, City Bureau, the Chicago Reporter, the Chicago Tribune and OpenElections.

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