October 24, 2012

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Python for Data Analysis

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Sebastopol, CAPython for Data Analysis ($39.99, O'Reilly Media) is concerned with the nuts and bolts of manipulating, processing, cleaning, and crunching data in Python. It is also a practical, modern introduction to scientific computing in Python, tailored for data-intensive applications.

"Many new Python users have struggled due to the lack of comprehensive learning resources for the central tools in the stack," says author Wes McKinney (@wesmckinn), citing NumPy, IPython, pandas, matplotlib, and others. "This book is an approachable introduction for new users but holds value for experienced Python programmers, too."

In other words, it's ideal for analysts new to Python and for Python programmers new to scientific computing. With Python for Data Analysis, you will:

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About the Author

Wes McKinney is an active speaker and participant in the Python and open source communities. He worked as a quantitative analyst at AQR Capital Management before founding an enterprise data analysis company, Lambda Foundry, in 2012. He graduated from MIT with an S.B. in Mathematics.

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