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Data smart : using data science to transform information into insight

Author: John W Foreman
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, [2014] ©2014
Series: Wrox professional guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Data Science gets thrown around in the press like it's magic. Major retailers are predicting everything from when their customers are pregnant to when they want a new pair of Chuck Taylors. It's a brave new world where seemingly meaningless data can be transformed into valuable insight to drive smart business decisions. But how does one exactly do data science? Do you have to hire one of these priests of the dark  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John W Foreman
ISBN: 9781118661468 111866146X 1118661486 9781118661482 9781118611937 1118611934
OCLC Number: 858311212
Notes: Companion website.
Includes index.
Description: xx, 409 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Everything you ever needed to know about spreadsheets but were too afraid to ask --
Cluster analysis part I : using K-means to segment your customer base --
Naïve Bayes and the incredible lightness of being an idiot --
Optimization modeling : because that "fresh squeezed" orange juice ain't gonna blend itself --
Cluster analysis part II : network graphs and community detection --
The granddaddy of supervised artificial intelligence : regression --
Ensemble models : a whole lot of bad pizza --
Forecasting : breathe easy; you can't win --
Outlier detection : just because they're odd doesn't mean they're unimportant --
Moving from spreadsheets into R --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Wrox professional guides.
Responsibility: John W. Foreman.
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Data Science gets thrown around in the press like it's magic. Major retailers are predicting everything from when their customers are pregnant to when they want a new pair of Chuck Taylors. It's a  Read more...

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