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Learning pandas by Michael Heydt

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Preface

This book is about learning to use pandas, an open source library for Python, which was created to enable Python to easily manipulate and perform powerful statistical and mathematical analyses on tabular and multidimensional datasets. The design of pandas and its power combined with the familiarity of Python have created explosive growth in its usage over the last several years, particularly among financial firms as well as those simply looking for practical tools for statistical and data analysis.

While there exist many excellent examples of using pandas to solve many domain-specific problems, it can be difficult to find a cohesive set of examples in a form that allows one to effectively learn and apply the features of pandas. The information ...

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