Tag: Data Analysis

Using a rank to describe the relationship between data. This data is sorted from the smallest value to the largest, and is given a rank, known as a p-value, to determine if there is a significant relationship between the data. Data that increases whilst any data related to it also increases is ranked as a […]

Blog post: Data Analysis Course Week 3

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This week I’m working on combining and transforming data with details on life expectancy and GDP from the World Bank. The aim is to see if people in richer countries have a longer life expectancy. The data you download from the World Bank is extensive, so to make it easier to work with, I’ll be […]

Glossary: Transforming data

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The process of correcting any data that is in an incorrect unit when compared to the rest of your data. When aggregating data, some records may have different units of measurement even though they represent the same thing. For example, temperature measured in both Celsius and Fahrenheit.

Continuing from my efforts yesterday, I’ll be finishing week 2 of the data analysis course. There’s not much more to do, but I didn’t want to rush myself to get everything done before I went climbing. And climbing is important too – as an unemployed bum living in the ass-end of nowhere, it’s one of […]