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About the Book
Learn Python via Cool Projects
This book is free on my site, but you can support me by buying a copy
Practice, not theory The course will be heavily practical, with little or no theory. The goal is to get you using Python for real world engineering applications. For each topic, we will choose a real case scenario and build a quick solution in Python to solve our problem. These are the topics we will cover:
Introduction to Python I will cover the basics of the Python, specifically for the programmers wanting to use Python for engineering.This will be a quick introduction to Python for people who know at least one other programming language.
Image and Video processing
- Detect faces in images and video
- Count objects in an image
- Detect color of a shirt
- Detect Motion
Create a sine wave, find its frequency, simple filtering
Analysis and plotting with Numpy, Scipy and Matplotlib
Learn how to work with and graph scientific data
Build an Amazon like recommendation engine in Python.
Statistics and data manipulation
The Python pandas library is Python's answer to R, and used extensively in financial analysis.
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