Introduction to Python for Data Analysis


Python is becoming the leading programming language for data analysis. Its endless capabilities along with its fairly simple syntax had made it the way-to-go for data analysis. Python provides various libraries (also known as packages)for analyzing various type of data, with the tabular data being the most common among them.

In this workshop, you will get acquainted with the pandas library, which is the most widely used package for reading, analyzing and exporting datasets in Python. You will also learn how to visualize many kinds of tabular data using the plotnine package, along with some tips and tricks on how to make your visualizations stand out. Lastly, you will have the opportunity make predictions and take decisions using data, based on basic statistical methods.


Leonidas (Leo) is a Senior Data Scientist at Astrazeneca. His work is focused around machine learning in oncology, including clinical and non clinical applications. He is also enthusiastic about NLP applications in oncology and how this can be used to leverage patient treatment. He is also a workshop facilitator in the European Leadership University (ELU), NL and has also been a data science educator at DataCamp. He holds a PhD from the University of Warwick, UK. in bioinformatics and ML, an MSc in statistics from Imperial College London, UK and a BSc in Statistics and Insurance Science from the University of Piraeus, GR.

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