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Introduction to Python

A brief overview of the Python programming language, with an emphasis on tools relevant to data scientists. This lecture was part of the 2018 Neurohackademy, a 2-week hands-on summer institute in neuroimaging and data science held at the University of Washington eScience Institute.

Topics covered in this lesson
  • Brief overview of the Python programming language
  • Demonstration on how basic things are done in Python
  • Discussion of  strengths and weaknesses of Python
  • Python tools and applications relevant for data science
Prerequisites
  • Basic programming experience