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Practical Data Analysis - Second Edition by Dr. Sampath Kumar, Hector Cuesta

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Getting started with pandas

The pandas library is a great library for data manipulation and analysis, written by Wes McKinney. The pandas library provides us with the optimized data structures, series and DataFrame, which are well-suited for descriptive statistics, indexing, and aggregation. Pandas is already installed in the Anaconda distribution used in Wakari. In this section, we will present the basic operations with pandas for Time Series and Multivariate data. We can find more information about pandas from its website:

http://pandas.pydata.org/

Working with Time Series

Time Series help us to understand the changes in a variable over time. Pandas include specific functionality in order to work with Time Series transparently. For this section, ...

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