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Mastering Python for Data Science by Samir Madhavan

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Empowering data analysis with pandas

The pandas library was developed by Wes McKinny when he was working at AQR Capital Management. He wanted a tool that was flexible enough to perform quantitative analysis on financial data. Later, Chang She joined him and helped develop the package further.

The pandas library is an open source Python library, specially designed for data analysis. It has been built on NumPy and makes it easy to handle data. NumPy is a fairly low-level tool that handles matrices really well.

The pandas library brings the richness of R in the world of Python to handle data. It's has efficient data structures to process data, perform fast joins, and read data from various sources, to name a few.

The data structure of pandas

The pandas ...

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