Simple data analysis walk-through from one novice to another: Using Transportation Data

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A novice’s journey in the Udacity Data Science Nanodegree Capstone Project

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Photo by Laura Chouette on Unsplash (reframed by author)

The Starbucks Capstone Project:

Outline for this article:

  1. Data
  2. EDA (exploratory data analysis)
  3. Preprocessing/Engineering
  4. Modeling
  5. Issues & Conclusions

Potential Business Questions:

  1. What offers and offer types tend to perform well and why?
  2. Which, if any, demographic groups can be…


Why your State Department of Transportation should look carefully at their federally procured Travel Time Data

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  • How reliable is the Travel Time Data?
  • Does cleaning the data affect the measures for business units?
  • How can business units prioritize projects accordingly?

Sections:

  • How to assess Reliability of your Travel Time Data
  • How to Clean and Transform your Travel Time Data
  • How to assess Measures for Business Unit Planning

Quick background:

erik mason

Data Planner and Data enthusiast at State of Alaska — Juneau, Alaska

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