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Data Analysis and Visualization Using Python

Analyze Data to Create Visualizations for BI Systems

Authors: Embarak, Dr. Ossama

  • Features a detailed business case on effective strategies on data visualization 
  • Covers abstraction of the Series and DataFrames
  • Includes a business case study in the concluding chapter of the book
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About this book

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.

About the authors

Dr. Ossama Embarak holds a Doctorate in Computer Science from the Heriot-Watt University in Scotland, UK. He has more than 2 decades of training and teaching experience with a number of programming languages including C++, Java, C#, R, and Python. He is presently the lead CIS Program Coordinator for Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE’s largest applied higher educational institution, with over 23,000 students attending campuses throughout the region.Recently, he got an interdisciplinary research grant of 199000 AED to implement a machine learning system for mining students’ knowledge and skills.

He has participated in many scholarly activities as a reviewer for journals in the field of computer and information sciences, artificial intelligence, mobile and web technologies. He has published numerous papers in datamining and knowledge discovery, and was also involved as a co-chair for the Technical Program Committee (TPC) for various regional and international conferences.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction to Data Science with Python

    Embarak, Dr. Ossama

    Pages 1-83

  • The Importance of Data Visualization in Business Intelligence

    Embarak, Dr. Ossama

    Pages 85-124

  • Data Collection Structures

    Embarak, Dr. Ossama

    Pages 125-181

  • File I/O Processing and Regular Expressions

    Embarak, Dr. Ossama

    Pages 183-204

  • Data Gathering and Cleaning

    Embarak, Dr. Ossama

    Pages 205-241

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4109-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4108-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Data Analysis and Visualization Using Python
Book Subtitle
Analyze Data to Create Visualizations for BI Systems
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Dr. Ossama Embarak
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-4109-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-4109-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-4108-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 374
Number of Illustrations
267 b/w illustrations
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