General Data Science

Books

Practical Data Science Cookbook - Real-World Data Science Projects to Help You Get Your Hands On Your Data

Practical Data Science Cookbook helps you see beyond the hype and get past the theory by providing you with a hands-on exploration of data science. With a comprehensive range of recipes designed to help you learn fundamental data science tasks, you'll uncover practical steps to help you produce powerful insights into Big Data using R and Python.

 

Doing Data Science: Straight Talk from the Frontline

In many of these chapter-long lectures, data scientists from companies such as Google, Microsoft, and eBay share new algorithms, methods, and models by presenting case studies and the code they use. If you’re familiar with linear algebra, probability, and statistics, and have programming experience, this book is an ideal introduction to data science.

 

Programming Collective Intelligence: Building Smart Web 2.0 Applications

This fascinating book demonstrates how you can build Web 2.0 applications to mine the enormous amount of data created by people on the Internet. With the sophisticated algorithms in this book, you can write smart programs to access interesting datasets from other web sites, collect data from users of your own applications, and analyze and understand the data once you've found it.