A Simple Introduction to Data Science

  • by Lars Nielsen, Noreen Burlingame
  • Narrated by Owen Daly
  • 1 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Lars Nielsen and Noreen Burlingame provide a brief, understandable, user-friendly guide to all aspects of Data Science. The authors address the various skills required, the key steps in the Data Science process, software technology related to the effective practice of Data Science, and the best rising academic programs for training in the field.
Contents: Data Science Summarized * What is Big Data * Hadoop * Data Management * Data Cleaning * Data Modeling for Unstructured Data * Predictive Analysis * Creativity and Intuition (or Posing the Right Question, at the Right Time, for the Right Data) * Data Visualization (or Telling the Story) * Cassandra * Academic Programs


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Not a lot of content here

In one section he simply read from the Hadoop website, while in data cleaning section he gave no more information than the Wikipedia article on the same subject. If you are just looking for buzzards and concepts for your next interview this book will do the job.
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- Daniel

excellent introduction - very clear

Nicely produced and cogently presented rudiments of data science in a presentation ideal for the non-technical novice who needs to understand this most essential emerging aspect of the enterprise.
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- William Reston "(like the soup)"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-26-2014
  • Publisher: New Street Communications, LLC