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Computational and Inferential Thinking: The Foundations of Data Science

Computational and Inferential Thinking: The Foundations of Data Science
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Number of pages: 646

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Data Science is about drawing useful conclusions from large and diverse data sets through exploration, prediction, and inference. Our primary tools for exploration are visualizations and descriptive statistics, for prediction are machine learning and optimization, and for inference are statistical tests and models.

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