5 Minute Guide to Detecting Holidays in Python

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If you decide to dive deep into data analysis and want to, for example, analyze purchasing trends, you’ll probably want to construct a new attribute in your dataset having only two possible outcomes — 0 or 1 — is a holiday, isn’t a holiday. Take a moment to think about why this derived variable might be useful. You probably won’t uncover a greater volume of purchases on holidays itself, but how did the sales do in the week leading to the holiday? A whole another animal, isn’t it? Anyway, in today’s rather quick post I want to discuss one Python library I’ve found some […]

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