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Deepti GuptaApplied Analytics through Case Studies Using SAS and Rhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3525-6_1

1. Data Analytics and Its Application in Various Industries

Deepti Gupta1 
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Data analytics has become part and parcel of any business in today’s world. In fact, it has evolved into an industry in itself. Vast numbers of software platforms are available for data extraction, scrubbing, analysis, and visualization. Some of these platforms are specialized for carrying out one of the above-listed aspects of data analytics, while others offer a generalist tool to carry out almost all tasks ranging from data scrubbing to visualization. Of these platforms, SAS® and R are the most popular for data analytics ...

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