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Visualizing Data in R and Python

  • Guy Lebanon
  • Mohamed El-Geish
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Abstract

Visualizing data is key in effective data analysis: to perform initial investigations, to confirm or refuting data models, and to elucidate mathematical or algorithmic concepts. In this chapter, we explore different types of data graphs using the R programming language, which has excellent graphics functionality; we end the chapter with a description of Python’s matplotlib module—a popular Python tool for data visualization.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guy Lebanon
    • 1
  • Mohamed El-Geish
    • 2
  1. 1.AmazonMenlo ParkUSA
  2. 2.VoiceraSanta ClaraUSA

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