Chapter 1. Getting Started with Python Libraries

Welcome! Let's get started. Python has become one of the de facto standard language and platform for data analysis and data science. The mind map that you will see shortly depicts some of the numerous libraries available in the Python ecosystem that are used by data analysts and data scientists. NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, and Matplotlib libraries lay the foundation of Python data analysis and are now part of SciPy Stack 1.0 (http://www.scipy.org/stackspec.html). We will learn how to install SciPy Stack 1.0 and Jupyter Notebook, and write some simple data analysis code as a warm-up exercise. 

The following are the libraries available in the Python ecosystem that are used by data analysts and data scientists: ...

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