Doing Data Science

Straight Talk from the Frontline



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Price$13.30 - $40.99
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AuthorsCathy O'Neil, Rachel Schutt
PublisherO'Reilly Media
Published2013
Pages406
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaper book / ebook (PDF)
ISBN-101449358659
ISBN-139781449358655
EBook Hardcover Paperback

Now that people are aware that data can make the difference in an election or a business model, data science as an occupation is gaining ground. But how can you get started working in a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary field that's so clouded in hype? This insightful book, based on Columbia University's Introduction to Data Science class, tells you what you need to know.

In many of these chapter-long lectures, data scientists from companies such as Google, Microsoft, and eBay share new algorithms, methods, and models by presenting case studies and the code they use. If you're familiar with linear algebra, probability, and statistics, and have programming experience, this book is an ideal introduction to data science.





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