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Hands-On Data Analysis with NumPy and pandas by Curtis Miller

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What is Anaconda?

In this section, we will discuss what Anaconda is and why we use it. We'll provide a link to show where to download Anaconda from the website of its sponsor, Continuum Analytics, and discuss how to install Anaconda. Anaconda is an open source distribution of the Python and R programming languages.

In this book, we'll focus on the portion of Anaconda devoted to Python. Anaconda helps us use these languages for data analysis applications, including large-scale data processing, predictive analytics, and scientific and statistical computing. Continuum Analytics provides enterprise support for Anaconda, including versions that help teams collaborate and boost the performance of their systems, along with providing a means for ...

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