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Key Features Learn to use the power of Pandas to solve most complex scientific computing problems Leverage fast, robust data structures in Pandas to gain most from your data Perform various data analysis tasks efficiently with ease Book Description

Pandas is one of the most efficient scientific computing packages in Python. It has an enormous amount of pow

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Published December 6th 2017 by Packt Publishing
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Thomas
Apr 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Just revisited the book after a while. Still one of the better books available on the market. Cleaning/transforming data remains a huge issue in data mining and machine learning. Until we see something comparable pipe-like toolkit as in R, this book remains a valuable reference for those leaned towards Python/pandas.
John Banner
Feb 24, 2018 rated it liked it
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I found this to be a good book, providing a good clear grounding in Pandas with lots of good examples. A worthwhile read (especially taking the time to work through the examples before you get the explanations of why they work is worth the effort) and worth keeping around if you are working on building your knowledge.
Darin
Mar 03, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is well written. The author spends a lot of time explaining how things work and his depth of understanding shows up as assorted nuggets of knowledge. For example, I didn't realize that the round() function differs in Python 2.x and Python 3.x.

Since this is a cookbook, it is a collection of recipes for doing specific things. Where I think it really shines, though, is in the case studies in which the author pulls together a bunch of tasks and uses them to perform data science.

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