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Terminology for the Course

Data analytics comes with its own terminology. Adrian Gepp outlines the terminology needed for this course.

In this video, Adrian quickly sets out some terminology for data analysis. Make sure you are comfortable with the terms introduced, as they are used throughout the rest of the course. We use this terminology to help us be clear in how we describe data and problems.

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Do you feel comfortable with the difference between variables and data? How about qualitative vs quantitative variables?

We now have the foundations needed to jump into the main content of the course. In the next activity we will learn about graphical techniques for describing data. We hope to see you there!

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