Appendix A

Description of Data Sets

Contents

A.1   Installing the Data

A.2   Vehicles Data

A.3   Movies Data

A.4   Birthdays2002 Data

A.1 Installing the Data

This book uses several data sets to illustrate the programming analyses and techniques. This appendix describes the data. The section “Data and Programs Used in This Book” on page 15 describes how to download and install the data sets used in this book.

A.2 Vehicles Data

The Vehicles data set contains information about 1,187 passenger vehicles produced during 2007 as compiled by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Economy Guide. Each observation contains information about a vehicle. Some vehicles in the data are flexible-fuel vehicles (FFVs), which are vehicles that can ...

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