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Mastering matplotlib by Duncan M. McGreggor

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Data analysis

The following is the definition of data analysis given by Wikipedia:

"Analysis of data is a process of inspecting, cleaning, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of discovering useful information, suggesting conclusions, and supporting decision-making."

In the Python scientific computing community, the definition tends to lean away from the software business applications and more towards a statistical analysis. In this section, while we will see a little math, our purpose is not to engage in a rigorous exploration of mathematical analysis, but rather provide a plausible context for using various tools in the matplotlib ecosystem that assist in high-level plotting and various related activities.

Pandas, SciPy, and Seaborn

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