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Data science for dummies

Author: Lillian Pierson; Jake Porway
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ John Wiley and Sons, [2015]
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Discover how data science can help you gain in-depth insight into your business the easy way! Jobs in data science abound, but few people have the data science skills needed to fill these  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Pierson; Jake Porway
OCLC Number: 930872335
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) illustrations.
Contents: Part I, Getting started with data science: Wrapping your head around data science --
Exploring data engineering pipelines and infrastructure --
Applying data science to business and industry --
Part II, Using data science to extract meaning from your data: Introducing probability and statistics --
Clustering and classification --
Clustering and classification with nearest neighbor algorithms --
Mathematical modeling in data science --
Modeling spatial data with statistics --
Part III, Creating data visualizations that clearly communicate: Following the principles of data visualization design --
Using d3.js for data visualization --
Web-based applications for visualization design --
Exploring best practices in dashboard design --
Making maps from spatial data --
Part IV, Computing for data science: Using python for data science --
Using open source R for data science --
Using SQL in data science --
Software applications for data science --
Part V, Applying domain expertise to solve real-world problems: Using data science in journalism --
Delving into environmental data science --
Data science for driving growth in e-commerce --
Using data science to describe and predict criminal activity --
Part VI, The part of tens: Ten phenomenal resources for open data --
Ten (or so) free data science tools and applications
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Lillian Pierson ; foreword by Jake Porway.


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