WORKSHOP SERIES - Data Collection and Modeling in Python

The focus of this workshop is learning how to collect data from the web, creating variables from that data, and using that data within a statistical and machine learning analysis.  In this session, you will learn how to:

  • -Collect data from the web
  • -Run statistical models, e.g generalized linear regressions, using the statsmodels package
  • -Run a machine learning model using sklearn

Install the following packages using pip install before the workshop: requests, Beautiful Soup 4 (beautifulsoup4), pandas, numpy, sklearn, statsmodels. We will learn about all these packages.

Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 3:15pm to 5:00pm

Healy Hall, 104
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

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Students, Faculty/Staff


McCourt School of Public Policy

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Jewel Lipps

Jewel Lipps left a positive review 2/15/2018

This was a great, helpful workshop. The slide deck provided online was useful, the instructor explained the concepts well.