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Python Data Analysis by Ivan Idris

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Summary

In this chapter, we found out a heap about the NumPy basics: data types and arrays. Arrays have various properties that describe them. You learned that one of these properties is the data type, which, in NumPy, is represented by a full-fledged object.

NumPy arrays can be sliced and indexed in an effective way, compared to standard Python lists. NumPy arrays have the extra ability to work with multiple dimensions.

The shape of an array can be modified in multiple ways, such as stacking, resizing, reshaping, and splitting. A large number of convenience functions for shape manipulation were presented in this chapter.

Having picked up the fundamentals, it's time to proceed to data analysis with the commonly used functions in Chapter 3, Statistics ...

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