Word clouds

Word clouds from the data comprising the readers’ comments on articles published in New York Times in March 2018 and Jan-Feb 2017 are given below. Most common words in all of the comments: Most common words in the top 1%...

The effect of recession on housing prices in university towns

The hypothesis that the university towns have their mean housing prices less effected by recessions is tested. To get a measure of the change in housing prices due to recession, a ratio of mean price of houses is used -...

Plotting record temperatures for New Orleans

The temperature trends in New Orleans over the period 2005-2015 is plotted using the python libraries pandas and matplotlib to generate a clear graph: In the graph, the record highs and lows in the temperature over the period 2005-2014 are...

Scraping data from the internet

For applying data science to tackle certain real-world tasks, data often needs to be mined from the internet. The course Using Python to Access Web Data by University of Michigan on Coursera taught by Prof. Charles Severance is a very...

Setting up website using Github Pages

The GitHub Pages is very well suited to maintain a personal webpage and/or to publish your code as tech blogs quickly and efficiently. Free - Hosting is free, all that’s needed is to sign up for a GitHub account. Fast...