How does Fishpond Work?

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

ã DESCRIPTION Simply put, data science is the discipline of extracting meaning from data. While it can involve deep knowledge of statistics, mathematics, machine learning, and computer science, for most non-academics, data science looks like applying analysis techniques to answer key business questions. Practical Data Science with R lives up to its name. It explains basic principles without the theoretical mumbo-jumbo and jumps right to the real use cases faced while collecting, curating, and analyzing the data crucial to the success of businesses. Readers will apply the R programming language and statistical analysis techniques to carefully-explained examples based in marketing, business intelligence, and decision support, while learning how to create instrumentation, design experiments such as A/B tests, and accurately present data to audiences of all levels. ã RETAIL SELLING POINTS Demonstrations of need-to-know statistical ideas Covers all aspects of the project lifecycle Data science for the motivated business professional AUDIENCE Written for the business analyst, technical consultant or technical director- no formal statistics or mathematics background is required. Readers should be comfortable with quantitative thinking plus light scripting or programming. Some familiarity with R is a plus. ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY R is a programming language which is used for developing statistical software programs. Data Science is the process of collecting data and developing analysis techniques and software over that data to answer key business questions.
Product Details

About the Author

AUTHOR BIO Nina Zumel and John Mount are co-founders of Win-Vector, a data science consulting firm in San Francisco. Nina holds a Ph.D. in robotics from Carnegie Mellon and was a content developer for EMC's Data Science and Big Data Analytics Training Course. John has a Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon and over 15 years of applied experience in biotech research, online advertising, price optimization and finance. Both contribute to the Win-Vector Blog, which covers topics in statistics, probability, computer science, mathematics and optimization.

Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Practical Data Science with R on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top