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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.

Text Mining with R: Part 1

R is rapidly becoming the platform of choice for programmers, scientists, and others who need to perform statistical analysis and data mining. In part...

Text Mining with R: Part 2

In Part 1, we covered the basics of doing text mining in R by selecting data, preparing it, cleaning, then performing various operations on...

Data Science Is the New Alchemy

Every day I come into work and sit opposite Greg. Greg (in my humble opinion) is a complete badass. He directly turns information that we’ve...

Data scientists, data analysts – Packt needs your help!

Yes, it’s a truism, but we’ll say it anyway: Data Science has changed a lot over the past decade. It has always been central...
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Containerized Data Science with Docker

So, you're itching to begin your journey into data science but you aren't sure where to start. Well, I'm glad you’ve found this post...

Is data science getting easier?

The answer is yes, and no. This is a question that could've easily been applied to textile manufacturing in the 1890s, and could've received...

Top 5 misconceptions about data science

Data science is a well-defined, serious field of study and work. But the term ‘data science’ has become a bit of a buzzword. Yes,...
How are a data scientist and data scientist different?

What’s the difference between a data scientist and a data analyst

It sounds like a fairly pedantic question to ask what the difference between a data scientist and data analyst is. But it isn't -...

5 things that will matter in data science in 2018

The world of data science is now starting to change quickly. This was arguably the year when discussions around AI and automation started to...

5 data science tools that will matter in 2018

We know your time is valuable. That's why what matters is important. We've written about the trends and issues that are going to matter...

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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...

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