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Learn Data Analysis with Python

Lessons in Coding

Authors: Henley, A.J., Wolf, Dave

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  • A quick and practical hands-on guide to learning and using Python in data analysis
  • Includes three exercises and one analysis project case study
  • Learn  to visualize data using Python
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About this book

Get started using Python in data analysis with this compact practical guide. This book includes three exercises and a case study on getting data in and out of Python code in the right format. Learn Data Analysis with Python also helps you discover meaning in the data using analysis and shows you how to visualize it.  
Each lesson is, as much as possible, self-contained to allow you to dip in and out of the examples as your needs dictate. If you are already using Python for data analysis, you will find a number of things that you wish you knew how to do in Python. You can then take these techniques and apply them directly to your own projects.
If you aren’t using Python for data analysis, this book takes you through the basics at the beginning to give you a solid foundation in the topic. As you work your way through the book you will have a better of idea of how to use Python for data analysis when you are finished.
What You Will Learn

  • Get data into and out of Python code
  • Prepare the data and its format
  • Find the meaning of the data
  • Visualize the data using iPython

Who This Book Is For 
Those who want to learn data analysis using Python. Some experience with Python is recommended but not required, as is some prior experience with data analysis or data science.

About the authors

AJ Henley is teaching courses on data analysis using Python, Java and more.  He is a technology educator with over 20 years experience as a developer, designer and systems engineer. He is an instructor at Howard University and Montgomery College.
Dave Wolf is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with over twenty years' experience as a software developer, analyst and trainer.  His latest projects include collaboratively developing training materials and programming bootcamps for Java and Python.

Reviews

“The present book is built as an accessible, yet thorough introduction to data analysis using Python as programming environment. … The style of the book and textbook-like presentation of concepts recommend it as a good starting point for novices who wish either to understand more about data analysis or wish to learn Python through meaningful examples.” (Irina Ioana Mohorianu, zbMATH 1393.68002, 2018)

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eBook $14.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3486-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $19.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3485-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learn Data Analysis with Python
Book Subtitle
Lessons in Coding
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
A.J. Henley and Dave Wolf
Distribution Rights
Standard Apress distribution
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-3486-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-3486-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-3485-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 97
Number of Illustrations
15 illustrations in colour
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