Python Data Science Essentials [Video]

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Learn
  • Set up your data science toolbox using a Python scientific environment 
  • Get data ready for your data science project
  • Manipulate, fix, and explore data in order to solve data science problems
  • Set up an experimental pipeline to test your data science hypotheses
  • Choose the most effective and scalable learning algorithm for your data science tasks
  • Optimize your machine learning models to get the best performance
About

The Python Data Science Essentials video series takes you through all you need to know to succeed in data science using Python. Get insights into the core of Python data, including the latest versions of Jupyter Notebook, NumPy, Pandas and scikit-learn. In this course, you will delve into building your essential Python 3.6 data science toolbox, using a single-source approach that will allow to work with Python 2.7 as well. Get to grips fast with data munging and preprocessing, and prepare for machine learning and visualization techniques.

The code bundle for the video course is available at - https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Python-Data-Science-Essentials

Style and Approach

The course is structured as a data science project. You will always benefit from clear code and simplified examples to help you understand the underlying mechanics and real-world datasets.

Features
  • Quickly get familiar with data science using Python 3.6
  • Save time (and effort) with all the essential tools explained
  • Create effective data science projects and avoid common pitfalls with the help of examples and hints dictated by experience
Course Length 3 hours 15 minutes
ISBN 9781789538526
Date Of Publication 28 Jun 2018

Authors

Alberto Boschetti

Alberto Boschetti is a data scientist with expertise in signal processing and statistics. He holds a Ph.D. in telecommunication engineering and currently lives and works in London. In his work projects, he faces challenges ranging from natural language processing (NLP) and behavioral analysis to machine learning and distributed processing. He is very passionate about his job and always tries to stay updated about the latest developments in data science technologies, attending meet-ups, conferences, and other events.

Luca Massaron

Luca Massaron is a data scientist and marketing research director specialized in multivariate statistical analysis, machine learning, and customer insight, with over a decade of experience of solving real-world problems and generating value for stakeholders by applying reasoning, statistics, data mining, and algorithms. From being a pioneer of web audience analysis in Italy to achieving the rank of a top-10 Kaggler, he has always been very passionate about every aspect of data and its analysis, and also about demonstrating the potential of data-driven knowledge discovery to both experts and non-experts. Favoring simplicity over unnecessary sophistication, Luca believes that a lot can be achieved in data science just by doing the essentials.