DataFrames: The Extended Cut
This talk will give an overview of data frame libraries and toolkits across most languages and systems in use for data science and analytics today. We’ll highlight strengths and weaknesses and opportunities for community work.
Wes McKinney is the main author of pandas, the popular open source Python library for data analysis. He is an active speaker and participant in the Python and open source communities and is currently an engineer at Cloudera. He worked as a quantitative analyst at AQR Capital Management and Python consultant before founding DataPad, a data analytics company, in 2013. He graduated from MIT with an B.S. in Mathematics.