Comma-Separated Values are a list of plain text values delimited by commas, or a file containing one or more lists in that format.

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Data Cleaning in R [migrated]

I have a csv file which I want to extract only the timestamp of the sentences which contain toward plus the fruit name in that sentence. How can I do this in R (or ...
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Data Organization, by Country and Year [migrated]

I currently have a spreadsheet of data that I am cleaning to import into a database for further analysis. Currently the format is this: ...
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Naming convention for column names

I have a general question. Is there any rule or convention about how to name columns in general (CSV, R, relational databases and so on)?. If I need to be more specific, I would like to know for R. I ...
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What is a good general purpose plain text data format like that used for Bibtex?

Context I'm writing a few multiple choice practice questions and I'd like to store them in a simple plain text data format. I've previously used tab delimited, but that makes editing in a text editor ...
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How to choose a data subset in RapidMiner?

I'm working with a CSV which contains approximately 220,000 entries. My aim is to predict one of the attributes (ATT1) using the other 3 (ATT2, ATT3, ATT4). I've been able to do this using ...
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Simple, reliable, open, and interoperable plain text format for storing data

In a previous question I asked about tools for editing CSV files. Gavin linked to a comment on R Help by Duncan Murdoch suggesting that Data Interchange Format is a more reliable way to store data ...
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Strategy for editing comma separated value (CSV) files

When I work on data analysis projects I often store data in comma or tab-delimited (CSV, TSV) data files. While data often belongs in a dedicated database management system. For many of my ...
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What is the easiest way to create publication-quality plots under Linux?

We may assume that we have CSV file and we want a very basic line plot with several lines on one plot and a simple legend.