Data analysis FAQ

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General Data Analysis

Which library should I use to handle data series?

You will want to use the python Pandas (check here for Pandas tips) for analyzing your data. It is in particular very well suited for time series analysis and enable you to very easily manipulate dates, missing data, etc.

Is there a library for plotting statistical data?

Seaborn is a Python visualization library based on matplotlib. It provides a high-level interface for drawing attractive statistical graphics. Check here for seaborn tips

Where can I learn machine learning?

Check out this page to find many links on machine learning.

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How can I open a CDF file?

You should install Spacepy on your machine. Then import the module spacepy.pycdf to load CDF files. Documentation for PYCDF is here