Learn how to apply powerful data analysis techniques with popular open source Python modules
About This Book

Learn how to find, manipulate, and analyze data using Python

Perform advanced, high performance linear algebra and mathematical calculations with clean and efficient Python code

An easytofollow guide with realistic examples that are frequently used in realworld data analysis projects
Who This Book Is For
This book is for programmers, scientists, and engineers who have knowledge of the Python language and know the basics of data science. It is for those who wish to learn different data analysis methods using Python and its libraries. This book contains all the basic ingredients you need to become an expert data analyst.
What You Will Learn

Install open source Python modules on various platforms

Get to know about the fundamentals of NumPy including arrays

Manipulate data with pandas

Retrieve, process, store, and visualize data

Understand signal processing and timeseries data analysis

Work with relational and NoSQL databases

Discover more about data modeling and machine learning

Get to grips with interoperability and cloud computing
In Detail
Python is a multiparadigm programming language well suited for both objectoriented application development as well as functional design patterns. Python has become the language of choice for data scientists for data analysis, visualization, and machine learning. It will give you velocity and promote high productivity.
This book will teach novices about data analysis with Python in the broadest sense possible, covering everything from data retrieval, cleaning, manipulation, visualization, and storage to complex analysis and modeling. It focuses on a plethora of open source Python modules such as NumPy, SciPy, matplotlib, pandas, IPython, Cython, scikitlearn, and NLTK. In later chapters, the book covers topics such as data visualization, signal processing, and timeseries analysis, databases, predictive analytics and machine learning. This book will turn you into an ace data analyst in no time.