Exploratory Data Analysis

As someone new to data science, I have recently been listening to data science podcasts with the hopes of familiarizing myself with data science jargon and just learning a thing or two. In one episode of Not So Standard Deviations, hosts Roger Peng and Hilary Parker discuss data science processes and how most of the time, there is no formal process to data analysis, and most data scientists just know what to do. This got me thinking about how to approach a data set for a project. Unless you’re handed a hypothesis to test, intuition and creativity really comes into … Continue reading Exploratory Data Analysis