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What is Data Science?   


The art of uncovering the insights and trends in data has been around since ancient times. The ancient Egyptians used census data to increase efficiency in tax collection and they accurately predicted the flooding of the Nile river every year. Since then, people working in data science have carved out a unique and distinct field for the work they do. This field is data science. In this course, we will meet some data science practitioners and we will get an overview of what data science is today.

Difficulty Level: BEGINNER

Estimated Learning Time:  8 hours


Data Analysis


Probability & Statistics


General Statistics


Course Instructor PhotoRav Ahuja
Global Program Director
IBM Skills Network

Course Instructor PhotoAlex Aklson
Ph.D., Data Scientist


  • What is Data Science?
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