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Cacie Robichaux

Camp Counselor

Pandas for Data Manipulation and Data Analysis

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Thursday, August 1, 2024 - 7:30 PM UTC, for 1 hour.

Regular, 60 minute presentation

Room: African 40


As an open-source software library built on top of Python specifically for data manipulation and analysis, Pandas offers data structure and operations for powerful, flexible, and easy-to-use data analysis and manipulation. Pandas strengthens Python by giving the popular programming language the capability to work with spreadsheet-like data enabling fast loading, aligning, manipulating, and merging, in addition to other key functions. It can handle missing data and align and label data easily. It has built-in tools for reading and writing data in multiple formats. It is easy to learn and use, as it is written in Python. It is faster than other libraries for data analysis and manipulation. It can present data in suitable data structures such as Series and DataFrame. I will run through a tutorial of Pandas and all of its uses. I will show best use cases and how to make pandas work well for you.


Should have a rudimentary understanding of Python Should have an interest in handling data and data analysis/manipulation

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