A Tour of Data Science: Learn R and Python in Parallel (Paperback)

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A Tour of Data Science: Learn R and Python in Parallel covers the fundamentals of data science, including programming, statistics, optimization, and machine learning in a single short book. It does not cover everything, but rather, teaches the key concepts and topics in Data Science. It also covers two of the most popular programming languages used in Data Science, R and Python, in one source.

Key features:

  • Allows you to learn R and Python in parallel
  • Cover statistics, programming, optimization and predictive modelling, and the popular data manipulation tools - data.table and pandas
  • Provides a concise and accessible presentation
  • Includes machine learning algorithms implemented from scratch, linear regression, lasso, ridge, logistic regression, gradient boosting trees, etc.

Appealing to data scientists, statisticians, quantitative analysts, and others who want to learn programming with R and Python from a data science perspective.

About the Author


Nailong Zhang is lead Data Scientist at Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780367895860
ISBN-10: 0367895862
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: November 12th, 2020
Pages: 206
Language: English