Logo

Computational and Inferential Thinking: The Foundations of Data Science

Computational and Inferential Thinking: The Foundations of Data Science
by

Publisher: GitBook
Number of pages: 646

Description:
Data Science is about drawing useful conclusions from large and diverse data sets through exploration, prediction, and inference. Our primary tools for exploration are visualizations and descriptive statistics, for prediction are machine learning and optimization, and for inference are statistical tests and models.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(26MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Modern Information SystemsModern Information Systems
by - InTech
This book may assist researchers on studying the innovative functions of modern information systems in various areas like health, telematics, knowledge management, etc. It can also assist young students in capturing the new research tendencies.
(4686 views)
Book cover: A Machine Made this Book: Ten Sketches of Computer ScienceA Machine Made this Book: Ten Sketches of Computer Science
by - Coherent Press
Using examples from the publishing industry, Whitington introduces the fascinating discipline of Computer Science to the uninitiated. Chapters: Putting Marks on Paper; Letter Forms; Storing Words; Looking and Finding; Typing it In; Saving Space; etc.
(502 views)
Book cover: Insight into Theoretical and Applied InformaticsInsight into Theoretical and Applied Informatics
by - De Gruyter Open
The objective of this book is to provide the reader with all the necessary elements to get him or her started in the modern field of informatics and to allow him or her to become aware of the relationship between key areas of computer science.
(666 views)
Book cover: CS for AllCS for All
by - Harvey Mudd College
Our objective is to provide an introduction to computer science as an intellectually vibrant field rather than focusing exclusively on computer programming. We emphasize concepts and problem-solving over syntax and programming language features.
(3537 views)