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Introduction to uncertainty and errors in data

Learn about uncertainty and errors in data

Before we start learning how to display uncertainty using Python, watch this video to:

  • familiarise yourself with the constant changes in errors and uncertainty
  • understand the various methods of preparing your plots and choosing an appropriate plot type according to the data set.

Download your Jupyter Notebook

Before you start with this week, download your accompanying Jupyter Notebook containing explanations and codes in cells that you can run to receive outputs.

The Notebook contains only the code snippets that you can run to get an immersive and interactive experience, as well as instant results of the codes alongside the explanations.

Make best use of this opportunity to familiarise yourself with using the Notebook.

Download: Showing uncertainty

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