What is exploratory data analysis? How did it begin?
How and where did it originate? How is it differentiated from
other data analysis approaches, such as classical and Bayesian?
Is EDA the same as statistical graphics?
What role does statistical graphics play in EDA?
Is statistical graphics identical to EDA?
These questions and related questions are dealt
with in this section.
This section answers these questions and provides the necessary
frame of reference for EDA assumptions, principles, and techniques.