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Building Machine Learning and Deep Learning Models on Google Cloud Platform: A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners by Ekaba Bisong

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© Ekaba Bisong 2019
E. . BisongBuilding Machine Learning and Deep Learning Models on Google Cloud Platformhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4470-8_11

11. Pandas

Ekaba Bisong1 
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OTTAWA, ON, Canada
 

Pandas is a specialized Python library for data analysis, especially on humongous datasets. It boasts easy-to-use functionality for reading and writing data, dealing with missing data, reshaping the dataset, and massaging the data by slicing, indexing, inserting, and deleting data variables and records. Pandas also has an important groupBy functionality for aggregating data for defined conditions – useful for plotting and computing data summaries for exploration.

Another key strength of Pandas is in re-ordering and cleaning time series data for time series ...

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