Data analysis enables you to generate value from small and big data by discovering new patterns and trends, and Python is one of the most popular tools for analyzing a wide variety of data. With this book, you'll get up and running with ...
Author: Avinash Navlani
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Understand data analysis pipelines using machine learning algorithms and techniques with this practical guide Key Features Prepare and clean your data to use it for exploratory analysis, data manipulation, and data wrangling Discover supervised, unsupervised, probabilistic, and Bayesian machine learning methods Get to grips with graph processing and sentiment analysis Book Description Data analysis enables you to generate value from small and big data by discovering new patterns and trends, and Python is one of the most popular tools for analyzing a wide variety of data. With this book, you'll get up and running using Python for data analysis by exploring the different phases and methodologies used in data analysis and learning how to use modern libraries from the Python ecosystem to create efficient data pipelines. Starting with the essential statistical and data analysis fundamentals using Python, you'll perform complex data analysis and modeling, data manipulation, data cleaning, and data visualization using easy-to-follow examples. You'll then understand how to conduct time series analysis and signal processing using ARMA models. As you advance, you'll get to grips with smart processing and data analytics using machine learning algorithms such as regression, classification, Principal Component Analysis (PCA), and clustering. In the concluding chapters, you'll work on real-world examples to analyze textual and image data using natural language processing (NLP) and image analytics techniques, respectively. Finally, the book will demonstrate parallel computing using Dask. By the end of this data analysis book, you'll be equipped with the skills you need to prepare data for analysis and create meaningful data visualizations for forecasting values from data. What you will learn Explore data science and its various process models Perform data manipulation using NumPy and pandas for aggregating, cleaning, and handling missing values Create interactive visualizations using Matplotlib, Seaborn, and Bokeh Retrieve, process, and store data in a wide range of formats Understand data preprocessing and feature engineering using pandas and scikit-learn Perform time series analysis and signal processing using sunspot cycle data Analyze textual data and image data to perform advanced analysis Get up to speed with parallel computing using Dask Who this book is for This book is for data analysts, business analysts, statisticians, and data scientists looking to learn how to use Python for data analysis. Students and academic faculties will also find this book useful for learning and teaching Python data analysis using a hands-on approach. A basic understanding of math and working knowledge of the Python programming language will help you get started with this book.
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Author: Armando Fandango
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Learn how to apply powerful data analysis techniques with popular open source Python modules About This Book Find, manipulate, and analyze your data using the Python 3.5 libraries Perform advanced, high-performance linear algebra and mathematical calculations with clean and efficient Python code An easy-to-follow guide with realistic examples that are frequently used in real-world data analysis projects. Who This Book Is For This book is for programmers, scientists, and engineers who have the knowledge of Python and know the basics of data science. It is for those who wish to learn different data analysis methods using Python 3.5 and its libraries. This book contains all the basic ingredients you need to become an expert data analyst. What You Will Learn Install open source Python modules such NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, stasmodels, scikit-learn,theano, keras, and tensorflow on various platforms Prepare and clean your data, and use it for exploratory analysis Manipulate your data with Pandas Retrieve and store your data from RDBMS, NoSQL, and distributed filesystems such as HDFS and HDF5 Visualize your data with open source libraries such as matplotlib, bokeh, and plotly Learn about various machine learning methods such as supervised, unsupervised, probabilistic, and Bayesian Understand signal processing and time series data analysis Get to grips with graph processing and social network analysis In Detail Data analysis techniques generate useful insights from small and large volumes of data. Python, with its strong set of libraries, has become a popular platform to conduct various data analysis and predictive modeling tasks. With this book, you will learn how to process and manipulate data with Python for complex analysis and modeling. We learn data manipulations such as aggregating, concatenating, appending, cleaning, and handling missing values, with NumPy and Pandas. The book covers how to store and retrieve data from various data sources such as SQL and NoSQL, CSV fies, and HDF5. We learn how to visualize data using visualization libraries, along with advanced topics such as signal processing, time series, textual data analysis, machine learning, and social media analysis. The book covers a plethora of Python modules, such as matplotlib, statsmodels, scikit-learn, and NLTK. It also covers using Python with external environments such as R, Fortran, C/C++, and Boost libraries. Style and approach The book takes a very comprehensive approach to enhance your understanding of data analysis. Sufficient real-world examples and use cases are included in the book to help you grasp the concepts quickly and apply them easily in your day-to-day work. Packed with clear, easy to follow examples, this book will turn you into an ace data analyst in no time.
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Author: Ivan Idris
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
This book is for programmers, scientists, and engineers who have knowledge of the Python language and know the basics of data science. It is for those who wish to learn different data analysis methods using Python and its libraries. This book contains all the basic ingredients you need to become an expert data analyst.
O'RELLY Python for Data Analysis Get complete instructions for manipulating, processing, cleaning, and crunching datasets in Python. Updated for Python 3.6, the second edition of this hands-on guide is packed with practical case studies ...
Author: Wes McKinney
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Get complete instructions for manipulating, processing, cleaning, and crunching datasets in Python. Updated for Python 3.6, the second edition of this hands-on guide is packed with practical case studies that show you how to solve a broad set of data analysis problems effectively. You’ll learn the latest versions of pandas, NumPy, IPython, and Jupyter in the process. Written by Wes McKinney, the creator of the Python pandas project, this book is a practical, modern introduction to data science tools in Python. It’s ideal for analysts new to Python and for Python programmers new to data science and scientific computing. Data files and related material are available on GitHub. Use the IPython shell and Jupyter notebook for exploratory computing Learn basic and advanced features in NumPy (Numerical Python) Get started with data analysis tools in the pandas library Use flexible tools to load, clean, transform, merge, and reshape data Create informative visualizations with matplotlib Apply the pandas groupby facility to slice, dice, and summarize datasets Analyze and manipulate regular and irregular time series data Learn how to solve real-world data analysis problems with thorough, detailed examples
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Author: Brady Ellison
Ready to learn Data Science through Python language? Python for Data Analysis is a step-by-step guide for beginners and dabblers-alike. This book is designed to offer working knowledge of Python and data science and some of the tools required to apply that knowledge. It’s possible that you have little experience with or knowledge of data analysis and are interested in it. You might have some experience in coding. You may have worked with data before and want to use Python. We have made this book in a way that will be helpful to all these groups and more besides in varying ways. This can serve as an introduction to the most current tools and functions of those tools used by data scientists. In this book You will learn: Data Science/Analysis and its applications IPython and Jupyter - an introduction to the basic tools and how to navigate and use them. You will also learn about its importance in a data scientist’s ecosystem. Pandas - a powerful data management Python library that lets you do interesting things with data. You will learn all the basics you need to get started. NumPy - a powerful numerical library for Python. You will learn more about its advantages. Get your copy now
PySpark provides access not only to the core Spark API but also to a set of bespoke functionality to scale out regular Python code, as well as pandas transformations. In Python's data analysis ecosystem, pandas is the de facto data ...
Author: Jonathan Rioux
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Data Analysis with Python and PySpark is a carefully engineered tutorial that helps you use PySpark to deliver your data-driven applications at any scale. When it comes to data analytics, it pays to think big. PySpark blends the powerful Spark big data processing engine with the Python programming language to provide a data analysis platform that can scale up for nearly any task. Data Analysis with Python and PySpark is your guide to delivering successful Python-driven data projects. Data Analysis with Python and PySpark is a carefully engineered tutorial that helps you use PySpark to deliver your data-driven applications at any scale. This clear and hands-on guide shows you how to enlarge your processing capabilities across multiple machines with data from any source, ranging from Hadoop-based clusters to Excel worksheets. You’ll learn how to break down big analysis tasks into manageable chunks and how to choose and use the best PySpark data abstraction for your unique needs. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.
Summary. We finished covering most of the basics, such as functions, arguments, and properties for data ... In general, to visualize data, we need to consider five steps- that is, getting data into suitable Python or Pandas data ...
Author: Phuong Vothihong
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Leverage the power of Python to clean, scrape, analyze, and visualize your data About This Book Clean, format, and explore your data using the popular Python libraries and get valuable insights from it Analyze big data sets; create attractive visualizations; manipulate and process various data types using NumPy, SciPy, and matplotlib; and more Packed with easy-to-follow examples to develop advanced computational skills for the analysis of complex data Who This Book Is For This course is for developers, analysts, and data scientists who want to learn data analysis from scratch. This course will provide you with a solid foundation from which to analyze data with varying complexity. A working knowledge of Python (and a strong interest in playing with your data) is recommended. What You Will Learn Understand the importance of data analysis and master its processing steps Get comfortable using Python and its associated data analysis libraries such as Pandas, NumPy, and SciPy Clean and transform your data and apply advanced statistical analysis to create attractive visualizations Analyze images and time series data Mine text and analyze social networks Perform web scraping and work with different databases, Hadoop, and Spark Use statistical models to discover patterns in data Detect similarities and differences in data with clustering Work with Jupyter Notebook to produce publication-ready figures to be included in reports In Detail Data analysis is the process of applying logical and analytical reasoning to study each component of data present in the system. Python is a multi-domain, high-level, programming language that offers a range of tools and libraries suitable for all purposes, it has slowly evolved as one of the primary languages for data science. Have you ever imagined becoming an expert at effectively approaching data analysis problems, solving them, and extracting all of the available information from your data? If yes, look no further, this is the course you need! In this course, we will get you started with Python data analysis by introducing the basics of data analysis and supported Python libraries such as matplotlib, NumPy, and pandas. Create visualizations by choosing color maps, different shapes, sizes, and palettes then delve into statistical data analysis using distribution algorithms and correlations. You'll then find your way around different data and numerical problems, get to grips with Spark and HDFS, and set up migration scripts for web mining. You'll be able to quickly and accurately perform hands-on sorting, reduction, and subsequent analysis, and fully appreciate how data analysis methods can support business decision-making. Finally, you will delve into advanced techniques such as performing regression, quantifying cause and effect using Bayesian methods, and discovering how to use Python's tools for supervised machine learning. The course provides you with highly practical content explaining data analysis with Python, from the following Packt books: Getting Started with Python Data Analysis. Python Data Analysis Cookbook. Mastering Python Data Analysis. By the end of this course, you will have all the knowledge you need to analyze your data with varying complexity levels, and turn it into actionable insights. Style and approach Learn Python data analysis using engaging examples and fun exercises, and with a gentle and friendly but comprehensive "learn-by-doing" approach. It offers you a useful way of analyzing the data that's specific to this course, but that can also be applied to any other data. This course is designed to be both a guide and a reference for moving beyond the basics of data analysis.
Author: Suresh Kumar MukhiyaPublish On: 2020-03-27
Hands-On Data Analysis with Pandas Stefanie Molin ISBN: 978-1-78961-532-6 Understand how data analysts and scientists gather and analyze data Perform data analysis and data wrangling using Python Combine, group, and aggregate data from ...
Author: Suresh Kumar Mukhiya
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Discover techniques to summarize the characteristics of your data using PyPlot, NumPy, SciPy, and pandas Key Features Understand the fundamental concepts of exploratory data analysis using Python Find missing values in your data and identify the correlation between different variables Practice graphical exploratory analysis techniques using Matplotlib and the Seaborn Python package Book Description Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) is an approach to data analysis that involves the application of diverse techniques to gain insights into a dataset. This book will help you gain practical knowledge of the main pillars of EDA - data cleaning, data preparation, data exploration, and data visualization. You’ll start by performing EDA using open source datasets and perform simple to advanced analyses to turn data into meaningful insights. You’ll then learn various descriptive statistical techniques to describe the basic characteristics of data and progress to performing EDA on time-series data. As you advance, you’ll learn how to implement EDA techniques for model development and evaluation and build predictive models to visualize results. Using Python for data analysis, you’ll work with real-world datasets, understand data, summarize its characteristics, and visualize it for business intelligence. By the end of this EDA book, you’ll have developed the skills required to carry out a preliminary investigation on any dataset, yield insights into data, present your results with visual aids, and build a model that correctly predicts future outcomes. What you will learn Import, clean, and explore data to perform preliminary analysis using powerful Python packages Identify and transform erroneous data using different data wrangling techniques Explore the use of multiple regression to describe non-linear relationships Discover hypothesis testing and explore techniques of time-series analysis Understand and interpret results obtained from graphical analysis Build, train, and optimize predictive models to estimate results Perform complex EDA techniques on open source datasets Who this book is for This EDA book is for anyone interested in data analysis, especially students, statisticians, data analysts, and data scientists. The practical concepts presented in this book can be applied in various disciplines to enhance decision-making processes with data analysis and synthesis. Fundamental knowledge of Python programming and statistical concepts is all you need to get started with this book.
Analyze Data to Create Visualizations for BI Systems Dr. Ossama Embarak. Seaborn. Seaborn is a Python data visualization library based on Matplotlib that provides a high-level interface for drawing attractive and informative statistical ...
Author: Dr. Ossama Embarak
Look at Python from a data science point of view and learn proven techniques for data visualization as used in making critical business decisions. Starting with an introduction to data science with Python, you will take a closer look at the Python environment and get acquainted with editors such as Jupyter Notebook and Spyder. After going through a primer on Python programming, you will grasp fundamental Python programming techniques used in data science. Moving on to data visualization, you will see how it caters to modern business needs and forms a key factor in decision-making. You will also take a look at some popular data visualization libraries in Python. Shifting focus to data structures, you will learn the various aspects of data structures from a data science perspective. You will then work with file I/O and regular expressions in Python, followed by gathering and cleaning data. Moving on to exploring and analyzing data, you will look at advanced data structures in Python. Then, you will take a deep dive into data visualization techniques, going through a number of plotting systems in Python. In conclusion, you will complete a detailed case study, where you’ll get a chance to revisit the concepts you’ve covered so far. What You Will Learn Use Python programming techniques for data science Master data collections in Python Create engaging visualizations for BI systems Deploy effective strategies for gathering and cleaning data Integrate the Seaborn and Matplotlib plotting systems Who This Book Is For Developers with basic Python programming knowledge looking to adopt key strategies for data analysis and visualizations using Python.
Efficiently perform data collection, wrangling, analysis, and visualization using Python Stefanie Molin. Python. practice. We have seen, throughout this book, that working with data in Python isn't just pandas, matplotlib, and numpy; ...
Author: Stefanie Molin
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Get to grips with pandas—a versatile and high-performance Python library for data manipulation, analysis, and discovery Key Features Perform efficient data analysis and manipulation tasks using pandas Apply pandas to different real-world domains using step-by-step demonstrations Get accustomed to using pandas as an effective data exploration tool Book Description Data analysis has become a necessary skill in a variety of positions where knowing how to work with data and extract insights can generate significant value. Hands-On Data Analysis with Pandas will show you how to analyze your data, get started with machine learning, and work effectively with Python libraries often used for data science, such as pandas, NumPy, matplotlib, seaborn, and scikit-learn. Using real-world datasets, you will learn how to use the powerful pandas library to perform data wrangling to reshape, clean, and aggregate your data. Then, you will learn how to conduct exploratory data analysis by calculating summary statistics and visualizing the data to find patterns. In the concluding chapters, you will explore some applications of anomaly detection, regression, clustering, and classification, using scikit-learn, to make predictions based on past data. By the end of this book, you will be equipped with the skills you need to use pandas to ensure the veracity of your data, visualize it for effective decision-making, and reliably reproduce analyses across multiple datasets. What you will learn Understand how data analysts and scientists gather and analyze data Perform data analysis and data wrangling in Python Combine, group, and aggregate data from multiple sources Create data visualizations with pandas, matplotlib, and seaborn Apply machine learning (ML) algorithms to identify patterns and make predictions Use Python data science libraries to analyze real-world datasets Use pandas to solve common data representation and analysis problems Build Python scripts, modules, and packages for reusable analysis code Who this book is for This book is for data analysts, data science beginners, and Python developers who want to explore each stage of data analysis and scientific computing using a wide range of datasets. You will also find this book useful if you are a data scientist who is looking to implement pandas in machine learning. Working knowledge of Python programming language will be beneficial.