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What is Data Preprocessing? | Preprocessing Data: Part I
Data Manipulation using pandas

What is Data Preprocessing?What is Data Preprocessing?

As a data analyst, most likely you will deal with 'dirty' data. What issues can happen while working with gathered data?

  • Missing values
  • Wrong data types
  • Outliers
  • Other inconsistency

Within the course, you will be aquintated how to detect and fix common issues. Let's start with the dataset that you will use throughout the course. It will be the Statvillage dataset containing data on a hypothetical village in Canada. There are more than 40 columns in the dataset, but we will stop only on about 10 of them.

The village consists of 128 blocks of 8 houses each. First, let's read the data and see how does it look like.

Everything was clear?

Section 1. Chapter 1
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Course Content

Data Manipulation using pandas

What is Data Preprocessing?What is Data Preprocessing?

As a data analyst, most likely you will deal with 'dirty' data. What issues can happen while working with gathered data?

  • Missing values
  • Wrong data types
  • Outliers
  • Other inconsistency

Within the course, you will be aquintated how to detect and fix common issues. Let's start with the dataset that you will use throughout the course. It will be the Statvillage dataset containing data on a hypothetical village in Canada. There are more than 40 columns in the dataset, but we will stop only on about 10 of them.

The village consists of 128 blocks of 8 houses each. First, let's read the data and see how does it look like.

Everything was clear?

Section 1. Chapter 1
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