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The Pandas Workshop

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The Pandas Workshop

The Pandas Workshop

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Formats : PDF (Read Only)

Pages : 744

ISBN : 9781800202870

Language : English

About the Book

Book description

Learn the fundamentals of data science with Python by analyzing real datasets and solving problems using pandas

Key Features

  • Learn how to apply data retrieval, transformation, visualization, and modeling techniques using pandas
  • Become highly efficient in unlocking deeper insights from your data, including databases, web data, and more
  • Build your experience and confidence with hands-on exercises and activities

Book Description

The Pandas Workshop will teach you how to be more productive with data and generate real business insights to inform your decision-making. You will be guided through real-world data science problems and shown how to apply key techniques in the context of realistic examples and exercises. Engaging activities will then challenge you to apply your new skills in a way that prepares you for real data science projects.

You’ll see how experienced data scientists tackle a wide range of problems using data analysis with pandas. Unlike other Python books, which focus on theory and spend too long on dry, technical explanations, this workshop is designed to quickly get you to write clean code and build your understanding through hands-on practice. As you work through this Python pandas book, you’ll tackle various real-world scenarios, such as using an air quality dataset to understand the pattern of nitrogen dioxide emissions in a city, as well as analyzing transportation data to improve bus transportation services.

By the end of this data analytics book, you’ll have the knowledge, skills, and confidence you need to solve your own challenging data science problems with pandas.

What you will learn

  • Access and load data from different sources using pandas
  • Work with a range of data types and structures to understand your data
  • Perform data transformation to prepare it for analysis
  • Use Matplotlib for data visualization to create a variety of plots
  • Create data models to find relationships and test hypotheses
  • Manipulate time-series data to perform date-time calculations
  • Optimize your code to ensure more efficient business data analysis

Who this book is for

This data analysis book is for anyone with prior experience working with the Python programming language who wants to learn the fundamentals of data analysis with pandas. Previous knowledge of pandas is not necessary.

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Packt Publishing

Packt Publishing

Founded in 2004 in Birmingham, UK, Packt's mission is to help the world put software to work in new ways, through the delivery of effective learning and information services to IT professionals.

Working towards that vision, we have published over 6,500 books and videos so far, providing IT professionals with the actionable knowledge they need to get the job done - whether that's specific learning on an emerging technology or optimizing key skills in more established tools.

As part of our mission, we have also awarded over $1,000,000 through our Open Source Project Royalty scheme, helping numerous projects become household names along the way.

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