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Overview

Now that people are aware that data can make the difference in an election or a business model, data science as an occupation is gaining ground. But how can you get started working in a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary field that’s so clouded in hype? This insightful book, based on Columbia University’s Introduction to Data Science class, tells you what you need to know.

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Average Rating: 3.5 out of 5 rating Based on 6 Ratings

"OK for an Introduction" - by hawgshead on 23-JUL-2014
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For someone who doesn't know anything about this topic, it could be good. For someone who works in analytics & is looking to learn new things that can actually be applied (instead of anecdotes and simple examples), in my opinion not much interesting here.
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"Why is this entire book in italics?" - by RLondon on 06-DEC-2013
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Good content but takes twice as long to read because the entire book is written in italics.
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"Good Resources for Beginners " - by Vijay Ram on 21-NOV-2013
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Good Resources for Beginners
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