ChatGPT Cheat Sheet for Data Scientists

ChatGPT Cheat Sheet for Data Scientists

With the explosion of data being generated, data scientists are facing increased pressure to analyze and interpret large amounts of text data effectively. However, this can be a challenging task, especially when dealing with unstructured data. Additionally, data scientists often spend a significant amount of time manually generating text and answering complex questions, which can be a time-consuming process. Welcome ChatGPT! ChatGPT offer a powerful solution to these challenges.

By learning different ChatGPT prompts, data scientists can significantly become super productive while generating relevant insights, answer complex questions, and perform machine learning tasks with ease such as data preprocessing, hypothesis testing, training models, etc. In this blog, I will provide a cheat sheet for data scientists that outlines various ChatGPT prompts along with the information on its output and benefits.

Setting up ChatGPT for Data Science Activities

In order to try some of the prompts mentioned in the next section, you would need to set up ChatGPT by asking it to behave like an expert data scientist and learn the data set that you would be working with for your data science projects. You would be required to share a sample data to you. Thus, the following can be the first prompt after which you can try rest of the prompts mentioned in the next section.

Be an expert data scientist. Help me extract insights from the data.

“crim”,”zn”,”indus”,”chas”,”nox”,”rm”,”age”,”dis”,”rad”,”tax”,”ptratio”,”b”,”lstat”,”medv” 0.00632,18,2.31,”0″,0.538,6.575,65.2,4.09,1,296,15.3,396.9,4.98,24 0.02731,0,7.07,”0″,0.469,6.421,78.9,4.9671,2,242,17.8,396.9,9.14,21.6 0.02729,0,7.07,”0″,0.469,7.185,61.1,4.9671,2,242,17.8,392.83,4.03,34.7 0.03237,0,2.18,”0″,0.458,6.998,45.8,6.0622,3,222,18.7,394.63,2.94,33.4 0.06905,0,2.18,”0″,0.458,7.147,54.2,6.0622,3,222,18.7,396.9,5.33,36.2 0.02985,0,2.18,”0″,0.458,6.43,58.7,6.0622,3,222,18.7,394.12,5.21,28.7 0.08829,12.5,7.87,”0″,0.524,6.012,66.6,5.5605,5,311,15.2,395.6,12.43,22.9 0.14455,12.5,7.87,”0″,0.524,6.172,96.1,5.9505,5,311,15.2,396.9,19.15,27.1 0.21124,12.5,7.87,”0″,0.524,5.631,100,6.0821,5,311,15.2,386.63,29.93,16.5 0.17004,12.5,7.87,”0″,0.524,6.004,85.9,6.5921,5,311,15.2,386.71,17.1,18.9 0.22489,12.5,7.87,”0″,0.524,6.377,94.3,6.3467,5,311,15.2,392.52,20.45,15 0.11747,12.5,7.87,”0″,0.524,6.009,82.9,6.2267,5,311,15.2,396.9,13.27,18.9

Have you understood the dataset and related information?

Data Science Cheat Sheet

The following can be used as a cheat sheet. The table will be updated with more prompts from time-to-time.

Data ExplorationGive me top 3 insights from the datasetThree most interesting or important findings from the datasetIdentify key characteristics and trends in the dataset
Data ExplorationWhat hypothesis do you think can be tested from the data given earlier?A testable hypothesis based on the datasetGenerate hypotheses to guide further analysis or experimentation
Hypothesis TestingWrite Python code for performing hypothesis test related to {mention hypothesis test name}Python code to perform a statistical test as mentionedTest hypotheses and determine whether there is a significant difference between groups or variables
Model BuildingCan I build a predictive model using this data? What can I predict?Whether a predictive model can be built and what can be predictedIdentify the target variable and potential predictors for a predictive model
Model BuildingCreate a Python code for training the model using {machine learning algorithm name} algorithm in which above data can be fed? Python code to train a model on the dataset using specified {machine learning algorithm}.Build a regression model to predict a continuous target variable
Data VisualizationWhat Python code can help visualize the relationships existing in the dataset?Python code to create scatterplots and histogramsVisualize the relationships between variables and explore the distribution of the target variable
Data PreprocessingWhat preprocessing steps should I perform before building a predictive model?A list of potential preprocessing steps, such as handling missing values and scaling the featuresPrepare the data for building a predictive model
Model EvaluationHow can I evaluate the performance of the model?One or more metrics to measure the performance of a regression model, such as mean squared error (MSE) or R-squaredDetermine how well a regression model is able to predict the target variable

For all of the prompts, you may want to check the following presentation. It has got prompts for the following three topics:

  • Exploratory data analysis
  • Building predictive models
  • Evaluating and selecting models


For a detailed understanding and examples, refer to my earlier blog on this topic: ChatGPT for Data Science Projects


The ChatGPT Cheat Sheet for Data Scientists is a valuable resource for anyone looking to optimize their data science & machine learning workflow and become super productive by making the most of their time with ChatGPT. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just getting started with data science projects, this cheat sheet has something to offer. By implementing these ChatGPT prompts, you’ll be able to get more done in less time, improving your efficiency and productivity as a data scientist. So why wait? Start using the ChatGPT Cheat Sheet today and take your skills to the next level!

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