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Speed Up Pandas String Manipulations
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Speed Up Pandas String Manipulations

Last Updated on August 22, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Dr. Mandar Karhade, MD. PhD.

Originally published on Towards AI.

This tutorial focuses on speeding up string manipulations.

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I got bored and decided to benchmark string manipulation methods and how they affect the performance of a pandas data frame. As it is well-known, Pandas data frames act weirdly once they grow beyond a certain limit. Mostly dependent on the memory pressure and also some overhead when elements from various rows are to be manipulated at once.

So, here is the experiment.

I created a data frame using Faker. The base data is the fake data of 100,000 rows.

!pip install fakerimport pandas as pdimport numpy as npdef gen_data(x): from faker… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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