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Clean Data by Megan Squire

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Who this book is for

If you are reading this book, I guess you are probably in one of two groups. One group is the group of data scientists who already spend a lot of time cleaning data, but you want to get better at it. You are probably frustrated with the tedium of data cleaning, and you are looking for ways to speed it up, become more efficient, or just use different tools to get the job done. In our kitchen metaphor, you are the chef who just needs to brush up on a few knife skills.

The other group is made up of people doing the data science work but who never really cared about data cleaning before. But now, you are starting to think that maybe your results might actually get better if you had a cleaning process. Maybe the old adage "garbage ...

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