Practical Data Analysis - Second Edition

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Learn
  • Acquire, format, and visualize your data
  • Build an image-similarity search engine
  • Generate meaningful visualizations anyone can understand
  • Get started with analyzing social network graphs
  • Find out how to implement sentiment text analysis
  • Install data analysis tools such as Pandas, MongoDB, and Apache Spark
  • Get to grips with Apache Spark
  • Implement machine learning algorithms such as classification or forecasting
About

Beyond buzzwords like Big Data or Data Science, there are a great opportunities to innovate in many businesses using data analysis to get data-driven products. Data analysis involves asking many questions about data in order to discover insights and generate value for a product or a service.

This book explains the basic data algorithms without the theoretical jargon, and you’ll get hands-on turning data into insights using machine learning techniques. We will perform data-driven innovation processing for several types of data such as text, Images, social network graphs, documents, and time series, showing you how to implement large data processing with MongoDB and Apache Spark.

Features
  • Learn to use various data analysis tools and algorithms to classify, cluster, visualize, simulate, and forecast your data
  • Apply Machine Learning algorithms to different kinds of data such as social networks, time series, and images
  • A hands-on guide to understanding the nature of data and how to turn it into insight
Page Count 338
Course Length 10 hours 8 minutes
ISBN 9781785289712
Date Of Publication 29 Sep 2016

Authors

Hector Cuesta

Hector Cuesta is founder and Chief Data Scientist at Dataxios, a machine intelligence research company. Holds a BA in Informatics and a M.Sc. in Computer Science. He provides consulting services for data-driven product design with experience in a variety of industries including financial services, retail, fintech, e-learning and Human Resources. He is an enthusiast of Robotics in his spare time.

You can follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/hmCuesta.

Dr. Sampath Kumar

Dr. Sampath Kumar works as an assistant professor and head of Department of Applied Statistics at Telangana University. He has completed M.Sc., M.Phl., and Ph. D. in statistics. He has five years of teaching experience for PG course. He has more than four years of experience in the corporate sector. His expertise is in statistical data analysis using SPSS, SAS, R, Minitab, MATLAB, and so on. He is an advanced programmer in SAS and matlab software. He has teaching experience in different, applied and pure statistics subjects such as forecasting models, applied regression analysis, multivariate data analysis, operations research, and so on for M.Sc. students. He is currently supervising Ph.D. scholars.