## Lesson 13: Simple Statistical Computing in Python

November 1, 2015

**Mon, Nov 2**

Review:

- Big Data Analytics (aka Data Science or Statistical Computing)
- Python Anywhere Setup and Hello World program

Presentation:

- Computing basic statistics in Python
- define and set variables
- import numpy and scipy
- calculate mean, median, standard deviation
- run correlation
- run linear regression

- Demo using Python to complete problem 12.1 from Lesson 3.
- Step by step Python commands:
**PythonProblem12.1**

- Step by step Python commands:
- Sources

Assignment:

- Use Python to complete problems
**12.2, 12.4, 12.6, 12.8**(p. 474-475) from Lesson 3 and Lesson 4. - Post output (screen capture) to your blog.
- Reading:

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