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Data Processing & Preparation

This guide provides information about various tools and methods for data processing as well as links to additional learning resources.


Data processing is a series of operations or manipulation on items of data, usually done by a computer, to retrieve, clean, transform, and classify the raw data to machine-readable form preparing the data for the data analysis.

There are a number of methods and techniques, which can be adopted for processing of data depending upon the requirements, time availability, software, and hardware capability of the technology being used for data processing.