Lesson overview

In this lesson we will learn basics in reading and writing data from/to a file, and do some basic data manipulation and analysis using a Python module called Pandas. Pandas is a modern and feature rich data analysis framework for Python that is designed to make data analysis and manipulation straightforward and powerful using easy-to-use data structures and operations.

  1. Summary of early course feedback
  2. What is Pandas?
  3. Exploring data using Pandas
  4. Processing data with Pandas
  5. Exercise 5
  6. Hints for Exercise 5

Learning goals

  • Read data from a .csv text file into Python using Pandas
  • Do simple data analysis using Pandas data structures and related functions
  • Write data from Pandas to a .csv text file