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Thursday, December 03, 2015

Data Science from Scratch

Very nice intro to Data Science,  Only moderately technical.  Covers a number of the most important concepts very well.  Also instructional Python examples.

Data Science from Scratch: First Principles with Python 1st Edition
by Joel Grus  (Google)

" ... Data science libraries, frameworks, modules, and toolkits are great for doing data science, but they’re also a good way to dive into the discipline without actually understanding data science. In this book, you’ll learn how many of the most fundamental data science tools and algorithms work by implementing them from scratch.

If you have an aptitude for mathematics and some programming skills, author Joel Grus will help you get comfortable with the math and statistics at the core of data science, and with hacking skills you need to get started as a data scientist. Today’s messy glut of data holds answers to questions no one’s even thought to ask. This book provides you with the know-how to dig those answers out. .... " 

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