There are key concepts that you can take away from this course. In this video, learn how to identify the key things to remember.
- [Narrator] Now that you've seen the COVID-19 data sources … that are available and all the issues and limitations … that can also arise, … one of the key takeaways from having looked … at the COVID-19 data sets, … is that we need to find information about the data sources … prior to investing or committing … to one particular solution or data source. … This is going to be important to be able to minimize … the amount of effort that is required in the long run, … and evaluating the quality and accuracy of data source … cannot be done without processing the data. … In the case of Johns Hopkins, it was easy to miss … that the column headings were not consistent or an order. … Of course, this was a huge problem … in terms of how the data was aggregated. … Without taking that into account, … your data source could end up being much more problematic. … You should also consider any information that may be missing … and identify gaps and potential secondary sources … that can help resolve these issues. …
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- Identifying high-quality data sources
- Evaluating data usability, accuracy, and more
- COVID-19 data sources
- Challenges and takeaways