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Transforming and inspecting data can be difficult. Packt Hub provides the latest news and updates around Data Analysis. We provide insights and news around major languages like Python and R for both Data Science and Data Analysis.

15 things every BI professional should know about Tableau

“The art and practice of visualizing data is becoming ever more important in bridging the human-computer gap to mediate analytical insight in a meaningful...
cleaning data

Data cleaning is the worst part of data analysis, say data scientists

The year was 2012. Harvard Business Review had famously declared the role of data scientist as the ‘sexiest job of the 21st century’. Companies...

How everyone at Netflix uses Jupyter notebooks from data scientists, machine learning engineers, to...

Netflix uses a variety of tools to do data analysis. One of the big ways that data scientists and engineers at Netflix interact with...
decision trees

Why decision trees are more flexible than linear models, explains Stephen Klosterman

This blog post will examine a hypothetical dataset of website visits and customer conversion, to illustrate how decision trees are a more flexible mathematical...

8 ways to improve your data visualizations

In Dr. W.Edwards Deming’s words “In God we trust, all others must bring data”. Organizations worldwide, revolve around data like planets revolve around the sun....
cleaning data

5 best practices to perform data wrangling with Python

Data wrangling is the process of cleaning and structuring complex data sets for easy analysis and making speedy decisions in less time. Due to...

Brett Lantz on implementing a decision tree using C5.0 algorithm in R

Decision tree learners are powerful classifiers that utilize a tree structure to model the relationships among the features and the potential outcomes. This structure...
data science terms

30 common data science terms explained

Let’s begin at the beginning. What do terms like statistical population, statistical comparison, statistical inference mean? What good is munging, coding, booting, regularization etc....
data science myths

9 Data Science Myths Debunked

The benefits of data science are evident for all to see. Not only does it equip you with the tools and techniques to make...

Uber’s kepler.gl, an open source toolbox for GeoSpatial Analysis

Geography Visualization, also called as Geovisualization plays a pivotal role in areas like cartography, geographic information systems, remote sensing and global positioning systems. Uber,...

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Top life hacks for prepping for your IT certification exam

I remember deciding to pursue my first IT certification, the CompTIA A+. I had signed up for a class that lasted one week, per...

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Learn Transformers for Natural Language Processing with Denis Rothman

Key takeaways The transformer architecture has proved to be revolutionary in outperforming the classical RNN and CNN models in use today. Artificial intelligence is...

Distributed training in TensorFlow 2.x