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What is Data Cleaning?

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Your Turn

  1. Read this short blog post by John D. Cook

  2. Reflect on the amount (if any) of data cleaning you perform for your day-to-day work.

Learn More

This article by Katie Rawson and Trevor Muñoz helps to recontextualize the entire process of data cleaning.

Randy Au's article, Data Cleaning is Analysis, Not Grunt Work, makes a similar point.

The tweet thread below (click here for the original) argues that data cleaning is part of the analysis process.

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