Python for Informatics: Exploring Information
by Charles Severance
Publisher: PythonLearn 2010
Number of pages: 220
The goal of this book is to provide an Informatics-oriented introduction to programming. The primary difference between a computer science approach and the Informatics approach taken in this book is a greater focus on using Python to solve data analysis problems common in the world of Informatics.
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