Advancing into Analytics: From Excel to Python and R
By 作者:George Mount
Publisher Finelybook 出版社 : O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA (27 April 2021)
Language 语言: English
pages 页数: 250 pages
ISBN-10 书号: 149209434X
ISBN-13 书号 : 9781492094340
The Book Description
Data analytics may seem daunting, but if you’re an experienced Excel user, you have a unique head start. With this hands-on guide, intermediate Excel users will gain a solid understanding of analytics and the data stack. By the time you complete this book, you’ll be able to conduct exploratory data analysis and hypothesis testing using a programming language.
Exploring and testing relationships are core to analytics. By using the tools and frameworks in this book, you’ll be well positioned to continue learning more advanced data analysis techniques. Author George Mount, founder and CEO of Stringfest Analytics, demonstrates key statistical concepts with spreadsheets, then pivots your existing knowledge about data manipulation into R and Python programming.
This practical book guides you through:
Foundations of analytics in Excel: Use Excel to test relationships between variables and build compelling demonstrations of important concepts in statistics and analytics
From Excel to R: Cleanly transfer what you’ve learned about working with data from Excel to R
From Excel to Python: Learn how to pivot your Excel data chops into Python and conduct a complete data analysis