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Mastering Social Media Mining with R by Vikram Garg, Sharan Kumar Ravindran

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EDA – correlation analysis

Correlation analysis measures the statistical relationship between two different variables. The result will show how the change in one parameter would impact the other parameter. Correlation analysis is a very important concept, popular in the field of predictive analytics. Also, it is mandatory to complete the correlations analysis before building the model and before arriving at a conclusion about variable relationships. Though correlation analysis helps us in understanding the association between two variables in a dataset, it can't explain, or measure, the cause.

So far, we haven't explored the relationship between different parameters. In this section, we will focus on the bivariate and multivariate analysis of the ...

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