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Dr. Ossama EmbarakData Analysis and Visualization Using Pythonhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4109-7_6

6. Data Exploring and Analysis

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

Nowadays, massive data is collected daily and distributed over various channels. This requires efficient and flexible data analysis tools. Python’s open source Pandas library fills that gap and deals with three different data structures: series, data frames, and panels. A series is a one-dimensional data structure such as a dictionary, array, list, tuple, and so on. A data frame is a two-dimensional data structure with heterogeneous data types, i.e., tabular data. A panel refers to a three-dimensional ...

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