Clojure for Data Science

Statistics, big data, and machine learning for Clojure programmers



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Price$35.99 - $56.66
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AuthorHenry Garner
PublisherPackt Publishing
Published2015
Pages608
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaper book / ebook (PDF)
ISBN-101784397180
ISBN-139781784397180
EBook Hardcover Paperback

The term "data science" has been widely used to define this new profession that is expected to interpret vast datasets and translate them to improved decision-making and performance. Clojure is a powerful language that combines the interactivity of a scripting language with the speed of a compiled language. Together with its rich ecosystem of native libraries and an extremely simple and consistent functional approach to data manipulation, which maps closely to mathematical formula, it is an ideal, practical, and flexible language to meet a data scientist's diverse needs.

Taking you on a journey from simple summary statistics to sophisticated machine learning algorithms, this book shows how the Clojure programming language can be used to derive insights from data. Data scientists often forge a novel path, and you'll see how to make use of Clojure's Java interoperability capabilities to access libraries such as Mahout and Mllib for which Clojure wrappers don't yet exist. Even seasoned Clojure developers will develop a deeper appreciation for their language's flexibility!





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