## PTCS3352 Syllabus - Foundations Of Data Science - 2023 Regulation Anna University

PTCS3352

FOUNDATIONS OF DATA SCIENCE

L T P C

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
• To understand the data science fundamentals and process.
• To learn to describe the data for the data science process.
• To learn to describe the relationship between data.
• To utilize the Python libraries for Data Wrangling.
• To present and interpret data using visualization libraries in Python

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION

9

Data Science: Benefits and uses – facets of data - Data Science Process: Overview – Defining research goals – Retrieving data – Data preparation - Exploratory Data analysis – build the model– presenting findings and building applications - Data Mining - Data Warehousing – Basic Statistical descriptions of Data

UNIT II

DESCRIBING DATA

9

Types of Data - Types of Variables -Describing Data with Tables and Graphs –Describing Data with Averages - Describing Variability - Normal Distributions and Standard (z) Scores

UNIT III

DESCRIBING RELATIONSHIPS

9

Correlation –Scatter plots –correlation coefficient for quantitative data –computational formula for correlation coefficient – Regression –regression line –least squares regression line – Standard error of estimate – interpretation of r2 –multiple regression equations –regression towards the mean

UNIT IV

PYTHON LIBRARIES FOR DATA WRANGLING

9

Basics of Numpy arrays –aggregations –computations on arrays –comparisons, masks, boolean logic – fancy indexing – structured arrays – Data manipulation with Pandas – data indexing and selection – operating on data – missing data – Hierarchical indexing – combining datasets – aggregation and grouping – pivot tables

UNIT V

DATA VISUALIZATION

9

Importing Matplotlib – Line plots – Scatter plots – visualizing errors – density and contour plots – Histograms – legends – colors – subplots – text and annotation – customization – three dimensional plotting - Geographic Data with Basemap - Visualization with Seaborn.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

COURSE OUTCOMES: At the end of this course, the students will be able to:
CO1: Define the data science process
CO2: Understand different types of data description for data science process
CO3: Gain knowledge on relationships between data
CO4: Use the Python Libraries for Data Wrangling
CO5: Apply visualization Libraries in Python to interpret and explore data

TEXT BOOKS:
1. David Cielen, Arno D. B. Meysman, and Mohamed Ali, “Introducing Data Science”, Manning Publications, 2016. (Unit I)
2. Robert S. Witte and John S. Witte, “Statistics”, Eleventh Edition, Wiley Publications, 2017. (Units II and III)
3. Jake VanderPlas, “Python Data Science Handbook”, O’Reilly, 2016. (Units IV and V)

REFERENCES:
1. Allen B. Downey, “Think Stats: Exploratory Data Analysis in Python”, Green Tea Press,2014.