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Python for Data Science For Dummies - Second Edition

By John Paul Mueller , Luca Massaron
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About this book
Python is a general-purpose programming language created in the late 1980s — and named after Monty Python — that's used by thousands of people to do things from testing microchips at Intel to powering Instagram to building video games with the PyGame library. The book begins by discussing how Python can make data science easy. You’ll learn how to work with the Anaconda tool suite that makes coding in Python easy. You’ll also learn to write code using Google Colab. As you progress, you'll discover how to perform interesting calculations and data manipulations using various Python libraries, such as pandas and NumPy. You’ll learn how to create data visualizations with MatPlotLib. While learning the advanced concepts, you’ll learn how to wrangle data by using techniques, such as hierarchical clustering. Finally, you’ll learn how to work with decision trees and use machine learning to make predictions. By the end of the book, you’ll have the skills and the knowledge that’s needed to write code in Python and extract information from data.
Publication date:
January 2019
Publisher
Packt
Pages
471
ISBN
9781119547624

About the Authors
  • John Paul Mueller

    John Paul Mueller is a prolific freelance author and technical editor. He's covered everything from networking and home security to database management and heads-down programming.

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  • Luca Massaron

    Luca Massaron is a data scientist with more than a decade of experience in transforming data into smarter artifacts, solving real-world problems, and generating value for businesses and stakeholders. He is the author of bestselling books on AI, machine learning, and algorithms. Luca is also a Kaggle Grandmaster who reached no. 7 in the worldwide user rankings for his performance in data science competitions, and a Google Developer Expert (GDE) in machine learning. He was part of books like The Kaggle Book, Machine Learning For Dummies, Algorithms for Dummies, Artificial Intelligence For Dummies. My warmest thanks go to my family, Yukiko and Amelia, for their support and loving patience.

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