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Dr. Ossama EmbarakData Analysis and Visualization Using Pythonhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4109-7_1

1. Introduction to Data Science with Python

Ossama Embarak1 
Higher Colleges of Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The amount of digital data that exists is growing at a rapid rate, doubling every two years, and changing the way we live. It is estimated that by 2020, about 1.7MB of new data will be created every second for every human being on the planet. This means we need to have the technical tools, algorithms, and models to clean, process, and understand the available data in its different forms for decision-making purposes. Data science is the field that comprises everything related to cleaning, preparing, ...

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