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Old bailey Processing in Apache Spark

See this databricks notebook of sds-2.2 to understand how the following csv of offence and punishment counts by date were generated:

Please cite this URL if you use this data or the Apache licensed codes in the databricks notebook above for your own non-commerical analysis:

Raazesh Sainudiin generated this header Old bailey Processing in Apache Spark on Thu Apr 5 18:22:43 CEST 2018 in Uppsala, Sweden.