An Introduction to Data Analysis
With this chapter, you will begin to take the first steps in the world of data analysis, seeing in detail all the concepts and processes that make up this discipline. The concepts discussed in this chapter will be helpful background for the following chapters, where these concepts and procedures will be applied in the form of Python code, through the use of several libraries that will be discussed in just as many chapters.
In a world increasingly centralized around information technology, huge amounts of data are produced and stored each day. Often these data come from automatic detection ...