Principles of Data Analysis
by Cappella Archive
Publisher: Prasenjit Saha 2003
Number of pages: 113
This is a short book about the principles of data analysis. The emphasis is on why things are done rather than on exactly how to do them. If you already know something about the subject, then working through this book will probably deepen your understanding.
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