Data Wrangling with Python: Creating actionable data from raw sources
By 作者: Dr. Tirthajyoti Sarkar – Shubhadeep Roychowdhury
ISBN-10 书号: 1789800110
ISBN-13 书号: 9781789800111
Release Finelybook 出版日期: 2019-02-28
pages 页数: (452 )
Book Description to Finelybook sorting
For data to be useful and meaningful, it must be curated and refined. Data Wrangling with Python teaches you the core ideas behind these processes and equips you with knowledge of the most popular tools and techniques in the domain.
The book starts with the absolute basics of Python, focusing mainly on data structures. It then delves into the fundamental tools of data wrangling like NumPy and Pandas libraries. You’ll explore useful insights into why you should stay away from traditional ways of data cleaning, as done in other languages, and take advantage of the specialized pre-built routines in Python. This combination of Python tips and tricks will also demonstrate how to use the same Python backend and extract/transform data from an array of sources including the Internet, large database vaults, and Excel financial tables. To help you prepare for more challenging scenarios, you’ll cover how to handle missing or wrong data, and reformat it based on the requirements from the downstream analytics tool. The book will further help you grasp concepts through real-world examples and datasets.
By the end of this book, you will be confident in using a diverse array of sources to extract, clean, transform, and format your data efficiently.
1: INTRODUCTION TO DATA WRANGLING WITH PYTHON
2: ADVANCED DATA STRUCTURES AND FILE HANDLING
3: INTRODUCTION TO NUMPY, PANDAS, AND MATPLOTLIB
4: A DEEP DIVE INTO DATA WRANGLING WITH PYTHON
5: GETTING COMFORTABLE WITH DIFFERENT KINDS OF DATA SOURCES
6: LEARNING THE HIDDEN SECRETS OF DATA WRANGLING
7: ADVANCED WEB SCRAPING AND DATA GATHERING
8: RDBMS AND SQL
9: APPLICATION OF DATA WRANGLING IN REAL LIFE
What You Will Learn
Use and manipulate complex and simple data structures
Harness the full potential of DataFrames and numpy.array at run time
Perform web scraping with BeautifulSoup4 and html5lib
Execute advanced string search and manipulation with RegEX
Handle outliers and perform data imputation with Pandas
Use descriptive statistics and plotting techniques
Practice data wrangling and modeling using data generation techniques
Dr. Tirthajyoti Sarkar
Dr. Tirthajyoti Sarkar works as a senior principal engineer in the semiconductor technology domain, where he applies cutting-edge data science/machine learning techniques for design automation and predictive analytics. He writes regularly about Python programming and data science topics. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and certifications in artificial intelligence and machine learning from Stanford and MIT.
Shubhadeep Roychowdhury works as a senior software engineer at a Paris-based cybersecurity startup, where he is applying state-of-the-art computer vision and data engineering algorithms and tools to develop cutting-edge products. He often writes about algorithm implementation in Python and similar topics. He holds a master’s degree in computer science from West Bengal University Of Technology and certifications in machine learning from Stanford.