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Numsense! Data Science for the Layman: No Math Added

ISBN: 9789811110689
Publisher: Annalyn Ng & Kenneth Soo
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Publication Date: 2017-03-24
Number of pages: 146
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Description


Want to get started on data science?
Our promise: no math added.

This book has been written in layman's terms as a gentle introduction to data science and its algorithms. Each algorithm has its own dedicated chapter that explains how it works, and shows an example of a real-world application. To help you grasp key concepts, we stick to intuitive explanations, as well as lots of visuals, all of which are colorblind-friendly.

Popular concepts covered include:

A/B Testing Anomaly Detection Association Rules Clustering Decision Trees and Random Forests Regression Analysis Social Network Analysis Neural Networks

Features:

Intuitive explanations and visuals Real-world applications to illustrate each algorithm Point summaries at the end of each chapter Reference sheets comparing the pros and cons of algorithms Glossary list of commonly-used terms

With this book, we hope to give you a practical understanding of data science, so that you, too, can leverage its strengths in making better decisions.


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