A time-series analysis allows us to view the changes to the data over a specified time period. You see this being used all the time in presentations, on the news, and on application dashboards. It's a fantastic way to view trends.
For this recipe, we're going to use the
Accidents data set.
import pandas as pd import numpy as np import matplotlib as plt import matplotlib.pyplot as plt %matplotlib inline Next, define a variable for the accidents data file, import the data, and view the top five rows. accidents_data_file = '/Users/robertdempsey/Dropbox/private/Python Business Intelligence Cookbook/Data/Stats19-Data1979-2004/Accidents7904.csv' accidents = ...