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3:19pm Wed 20th Apr, ANONYMOUS

"Michael Wise" <mi*h*e*.*i*[email protected]*a*e*u*a*> wrote:
> ANONYMOUS wrote: > > > Hello just looking at the part 1 of the assignment and I have a few questions: > > 1) are we going to be checked against the excel file provided, or is it just a format of the file? > > 2) Malaria incidence (per 1 000 population at risk) is the same everywhere. Do we have to extract it from the csv file, or can we just simply echo "blah blah blah, per 1000"? > > 3) should "Sudan" and "Sudan (until 2011)" be treated as one country? > > > > > > Hi, > 1) We will be using precisely that file, called by that name. Given that the data is unique, there is no > point making the name of input file a parameter > 2) Except for a little cleaning (mostly related to using integer data), the file is largely the one > found on Kaggle. > 3) Sudan split into Sudan and South Sudan. It is a sensible question to ask whether there is > any differences in the rates. Contrast this discussion with "Bolivia (Plurinational State of)", > is suggestive of the need for some data cleaning, perhaps using the skills from today's lecture. > > Cheers > MichaelW
Hi Michael, with regards to the last point, I don't see a way to remove "(Plurinational State of)" but not remove "(until 2011)" in a generalised way using a single pipeline, as these phrases are both denoted by parentheses and consist of alphanumeric characters. Does that mean that you want us to manually remove (hard-code) all "state of" phrases?

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