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Last week, Antonio S. Chinchón made an interesting post showing how to create a traveling salesman portrait in R. Essentially, the idea is to sample a bunch of dark pixels in an image, solve the well-known traveling salesman problem for …

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Want to learn more about data visualization with Python? Take a look at my Data Visualization Basics with Python video course on O’Reilly. It’s been well over a year since I wrote my last tutorial, so I figure I’m overdue. …

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Have you ever found yourself searching for a statistics package in Python, but it just isn’t available? This is the biggest reason I’ve heard when my colleagues say they’re unwilling to make the switch from R to Python for statistical …

Filling in Python’s gaps in statistics packages with Rmagic Read More »

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I finally got around to finishing up this tutorial on how to use pandas DataFrames and SciPy together to handle any and all of your statistical needs in Python. This is basically an amalgamation of my two previous blog posts …

Statistical analysis made easy in Python with SciPy and pandas DataFrames Read More »

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As promised, here’s the IPython Notebook tutorial I mentioned in my introduction to IPython Notebook. Downloading and installing IPython Notebook You can download IPython Notebook with the majority of the other packages you’ll need in the Anaconda Python distribution. From …

A short demo on how to use IPython Notebook as a research notebook Read More »

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