Analysis Implications

The exploratory analysis presented in this case illustrates the use of visualization to become familiar with the variability of each data element, examine outliers, identify variables that are not candidates for further analysis (at least initially), and view relationships between variables. Such exploratory analysis is indispensable at the beginning of an inquiry and forms the foundation for subsequent analyses.
In data sets with more than a few variables, the number of possible combinations of variables is very large and considerable time and resources may be needed to examine a large number of combinations. An understanding of the problem domain in conjunction with insight gained from basic descriptive analysis can ...

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