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Python Data Analytics: With Pandas, NumPy, and Matplotlib by Fabio Nelli

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© Fabio Nelli 2018
Fabio NelliPython Data Analyticshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3913-1_1

1. An Introduction to Data Analysis

Fabio Nelli1 
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Rome, Italy
 

In this chapter, you begin to take the first steps in the world of data analysis, learning in detail about all the concepts and processes that make up this discipline. The concepts discussed in this chapter are 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.

Data Analysis

In a world increasingly centralized around information technology, huge amounts of data are produced and stored each day. Often these data come from automatic ...

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