• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Explore Seaborn, a Python library used in data science that provides an interface for drawing graphs that conveys a lot of information, and are also visually appealing. To take this course, learners should be comfortable programming in Python and using Jupyter notebooks; familiarity with Pandas for Numpy would be helpful, but is not required. The course explores how Seaborn provides higher-level abstractions over Python's Matplotlib, how it is tightly integrated with the PyData stack, and how it integrates with other data structure libraries such as NumPy and Pandas. You will learn to visualize the distribution of a single column of data in a Pandas DataFrame by using histograms and the kernel density estimation curve, and then slowly begin to customize the aesthetics of the plot. Next, learn to visualize bivariate distributions, which are data with two variables in the same plot, and see the various ways to do it in Seaborn. Finally, you will explore different ways to generate regression plots in Seaborn.

Learning Objectives

Explore Seaborn, a Python library used in data science that provides an interface for drawing graphs that conveys a lot of information, and are also visually appealing. To take this course, learners should be comfortable programming in Python and using Jupyter notebooks; familiarity with Pandas for Numpy would be helpful, but is not required. The course explores how Seaborn provides higher-level abstractions over Python's Matplotlib, how it is tightly integrated with the PyData stack, and how it integrates with other data structure libraries such as NumPy and Pandas. You will learn to visualize the distribution of a single column of data in a Pandas DataFrame by using histograms and the kernel density estimation curve, and then slowly begin to customize the aesthetics of the plot. Next, learn to visualize bivariate distributions, which are data with two variables in the same plot, and see the various ways to do it in Seaborn. Finally, you will explore different ways to generate regression plots in Seaborn.

Framework Connections

Specialty Areas

  • Data Administration