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R Data Science Essentials.

Author: Raja B Koushik; Sharan Kumar Ravindran
Publisher: Birmingham : Packt Publishing, Limited Jan. 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Computer Engineering; Data Modeling & Design; Data Processing
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Koushik, Raja B.R Data Science Essentials
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raja B Koushik; Sharan Kumar Ravindran
ISBN: 9781785286544 1785286544 9781785286360 1785286366
OCLC Number: 945800765
Description: 1 online resource (154 pages)



Learn the essence of data science and visualization using R in no time at allAbout This Book Become a pro at making stunning visualizations and dashboards quickly and without hassle For better decision making in business, apply the R programming language with the help of useful statistical techniques. From seasoned authors comes a book that offers you a plethora of fast-paced techniques to detect and analyze data patternsWho This Book Is ForIf you are an aspiring data scientist or analyst who has a basic understanding of data science and has basic hands-on experience in R or any other analytics tool, then R Data Science Essentials is the book for you. What You Will Learn Perform data preprocessing and basic operations on data Implement visual and non-visual implementation data exploration techniques Mine patterns from data using affinity and sequential analysis Use different clustering algorithms and visualize them Implement logistic and linear regression and find out how to evaluate and improve the performance of an algorithm Extract patterns through visualization and build a forecasting algorithm Build a recommendation engine using different collaborative filtering algorithms Make a stunning visualization and dashboard using ggplot and R shinyIn DetailWith organizations increasingly embedding data science across their enterprise and with management becoming more data-driven it is an urgent requirement for analysts and managers to understand the key concept of data science. The data science concepts discussed in this book will help you make key decisions and solve the complex problems you will inevitably face in this new world. R Data Science Essentials will introduce you to various important concepts in the field of data science using R. We start by reading data from multiple sources, then move on to processing the data, extracting hidden patterns, building predictive and forecasting models, building a recommendation engine, and communicating to the user through stunning visualizations and dashboards. By the end of this book, you will have an understanding of some very important techniques in data science, be able to implement them using R, understand and interpret the outcomes, and know how they helps businesses make a decision. Style and approachThis easy-to-follow guide contains hands-on examples of the concepts of data science using R.


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