Introduction to OpenRefine

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Introduction to OpenRefine

with Martin Magdiner

Audience:
Beginner

Time to complete:
7 Hours

Available in:
English

This introduction course is for a less technical user, business analyst or consultant interested to learn data science.

This course cover the foundation of OpenRefine and its scripting language GREL. You will learn how to:

  • use the facet/filter feature to mine and discover data ;
  • leverage OpenRefine point and click transformation and fuzzy matching function for quick but powerful data cleaning ;
  • write complex transformation in GREL, OpenRefine script language ;
  • call API and parse results in Refine.

All materials and sofware used are FREE!

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction to OpenRefine
  • Data Mining and Discovery
  • Data Preparation and Normalization
  • General Refine Expression Language
  • Data Enrichment

General Information

This introduction course is for a less technical user, business analyst or consultant interested to learn data science

Pre-requisites

Familiarity with spreadsheet software and different data type (text, date, number)

Recommended skills prior to taking this course

None