A Simple Introduction to Data Science

  • by Lars Nielsen, Noreen Burlingame
  • Narrated by Owen Daly
  • 1 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Lars Nielsen and Noreen Burlingame provide a brief, understandable, user-friendly guide to all aspects of Data Science. The authors address the various skills required, the key steps in the Data Science process, software technology related to the effective practice of Data Science, and the best rising academic programs for training in the field.
Contents: Data Science Summarized * What is Big Data * Hadoop * Data Management * Data Cleaning * Data Modeling for Unstructured Data * Predictive Analysis * Creativity and Intuition (or Posing the Right Question, at the Right Time, for the Right Data) * Data Visualization (or Telling the Story) * Cassandra * Academic Programs


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a very superficial introduction to data science.

if you don't know why data science is important, this audiobook will give you very good examples. however if you are familiar with the field, it does not help much.
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Waste of time

I usually try to give positive reviews, otherwise I say nothing. But this, like some others, deserves comment. Superficial trivial put together in a hurry complete and utter drivel. Don't waste your tim
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- James Shields

Book Details

  • Release Date: 26-02-2014
  • Publisher: New Street Communications, LLC