Julia for Data Science

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Author: Zacharias Voulgaris, PhD

Publisher: Technics Publications

ISBN: 1634621328

Category: Computers

Page: 366

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Master how to use the Julia language to solve business critical data science challenges. After covering the importance of Julia to the data science community and several essential data science principles, we start with the basics including how to install Julia and its powerful libraries. Many examples are provided as we illustrate how to leverage each Julia command, dataset, and function. Specialized script packages are introduced and described. Hands-on problems representative of those commonly encountered throughout the data science pipeline are provided, and we guide you in the use of Julia in solving them using published datasets. Many of these scenarios make use of existing packages and built-in functions, as we cover: 1. 1. An overview of the data science pipeline along with an example illustrating the key points, implemented in Julia 2. 2. Options for Julia IDEs 3. 3. Programming structures and functions 4. 4. Engineering tasks, such as importing, cleaning, formatting and storing data, as well as performing data preprocessing 5. 5. Data visualization and some simple yet powerful statistics for data exploration purposes 6. 6. Dimensionality reduction and feature evaluation 7. 7. Machine learning methods, ranging from unsupervised (different types of clustering) to supervised ones (decision trees, random forests, basic neural networks, regression trees, and Extreme Learning Machines) 8. 8. Graph analysis including pinpointing the connections among the various entities and how they can be mined for useful insights. Each chapter concludes with a series of questions and exercises to reinforce what you learned. The last chapter of the book will guide you in creating a data science application from scratch using Julia.

Julia for Data Science

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Author: Anshul Joshi

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783553863

Category: Computers

Page: 346

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Explore the world of data science from scratch with Julia by your side About This Book An in-depth exploration of Julia's growing ecosystem of packages Work with the most powerful open-source libraries for deep learning, data wrangling, and data visualization Learn about deep learning using Mocha.jl and give speed and high performance to data analysis on large data sets Who This Book Is For This book is aimed at data analysts and aspiring data scientists who have a basic knowledge of Julia or are completely new to it. The book also appeals to those competent in R and Python and wish to adopt Julia to improve their skills set in Data Science. It would be beneficial if the readers have a good background in statistics and computational mathematics. What You Will Learn Apply statistical models in Julia for data-driven decisions Understanding the process of data munging and data preparation using Julia Explore techniques to visualize data using Julia and D3 based packages Using Julia to create self-learning systems using cutting edge machine learning algorithms Create supervised and unsupervised machine learning systems using Julia. Also, explore ensemble models Build a recommendation engine in Julia Dive into Julia's deep learning framework and build a system using Mocha.jl In Detail Julia is a fast and high performing language that's perfectly suited to data science with a mature package ecosystem and is now feature complete. It is a good tool for a data science practitioner. There was a famous post at Harvard Business Review that Data Scientist is the sexiest job of the 21st century. (https://hbr.org/2012/10/data-scientist-the-sexiest-job-of-the-21st-century). This book will help you get familiarised with Julia's rich ecosystem, which is continuously evolving, allowing you to stay on top of your game. This book contains the essentials of data science and gives a high-level overview of advanced statistics and techniques. You will dive in and will work on generating insights by performing inferential statistics, and will reveal hidden patterns and trends using data mining. This has the practical coverage of statistics and machine learning. You will develop knowledge to build statistical models and machine learning systems in Julia with attractive visualizations. You will then delve into the world of Deep learning in Julia and will understand the framework, Mocha.jl with which you can create artificial neural networks and implement deep learning. This book addresses the challenges of real-world data science problems, including data cleaning, data preparation, inferential statistics, statistical modeling, building high-performance machine learning systems and creating effective visualizations using Julia. Style and approach This practical and easy-to-follow yet comprehensive guide will get you learning about Julia with respect to data science. Each topic is explained thoroughly and placed in context. For the more inquisitive, we dive deeper into the language and its use case. This is the one true guide to working with Julia in data science.

Data Science

Mindset, Methodologies, and Misconceptions

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Author: Zacharias Voulgaris

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781634622561

Category:

Page: 300

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Master the concepts and strategies underlying success and progress in data science. From the author of the bestsellers, Data Scientist and Julia for Data Science, this book covers four foundational areas of data science. The first area is the data science pipeline including methodologies and the data scientist's toolbox. The second are essential practices needed in understanding the data including questions and hypotheses. The third are pitfalls to avoid in the data science process. The fourth is an awareness of future trends and how modern technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) fit into the data science framework. The following chapters cover these four foundational areas: Chapter 1 - What Is Data Science? Chapter 2 - The Data Science Pipeline Chapter 3 - Data Science Methodologies Chapter 4 - The Data Scientist's Toolbox Chapter 5 - Questions to Ask and the Hypotheses They Are Based On Chapter 6 - Data Science Experiments and Evaluation of Their Results Chapter 7 - Sensitivity Analysis of Experiment Conclusions Chapter 8 - Programming Bugs Chapter 9 - Mistakes Through the Data Science Process Chapter 10 - Dealing with Bugs and Mistakes Effectively and Efficiently Chapter 11 - The Role of Heuristics in Data Science Chapter 12 - The Role of AI in Data Science Chapter 13 - Data Science Ethics Chapter 14 - Future Trends and How to Remain Relevant Targeted towards data science learners of all levels, this book aims to help the reader go beyond data science techniques and obtain a more holistic and deeper understanding of what data science entails. With a focus on the problems data science tries to solve, this book challenges the reader to become a self-sufficient player in the field.

R for Data Science

Import, Tidy, Transform, Visualize, and Model Data

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Author: Hadley Wickham,Garrett Grolemund

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491910364

Category: Computers

Page: 520

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Learn how to use R to turn raw data into insight, knowledge, and understanding. This book introduces you to R, RStudio, and the tidyverse, a collection of R packages designed to work together to make data science fast, fluent, and fun. Suitable for readers with no previous programming experience, R for Data Science is designed to get you doing data science as quickly as possible. Authors Hadley Wickham and Garrett Grolemund guide you through the steps of importing, wrangling, exploring, and modeling your data and communicating the results. You’ll get a complete, big-picture understanding of the data science cycle, along with basic tools you need to manage the details. Each section of the book is paired with exercises to help you practice what you’ve learned along the way. You’ll learn how to: Wrangle—transform your datasets into a form convenient for analysis Program—learn powerful R tools for solving data problems with greater clarity and ease Explore—examine your data, generate hypotheses, and quickly test them Model—provide a low-dimensional summary that captures true "signals" in your dataset Communicate—learn R Markdown for integrating prose, code, and results

Learning Julia

Build high-performance applications for scientific computing

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Author: Anshul Joshi,Rahul Lakhanpal

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785885367

Category: Computers

Page: 316

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Learn Julia language for data science and data analytics About This Book Set up Julia's environment and start building simple programs Explore the technical aspects of Julia and its potential when it comes to speed and data processing Write efficient and high-quality code in Julia Who This Book Is For This book allows existing programmers, statisticians and data scientists to learn the Julia and take its advantage while building applications with complex numerical and scientific computations. Basic knowledge of mathematics is needed to understand the various methods that will be used or created in the book to exploit the capabilities for which Julia is made. What You Will Learn Understand Julia's ecosystem and create simple programs Master the type system and create your own types in Julia Understand Julia's type system, annotations, and conversions Define functions and understand meta-programming and multiple dispatch Create graphics and data visualizations using Julia Build programs capable of networking and parallel computation Develop real-world applications and use connections for RDBMS and NoSQL Learn to interact with other programming languages–C and Python—using Julia In Detail Julia is a highly appropriate language for scientific computing, but it comes with all the required capabilities of a general-purpose language. It allows us to achieve C/Fortran-like performance while maintaining the concise syntax of a scripting language such as Python. It is perfect for building high-performance and concurrent applications. From the basics of its syntax to learning built-in object types, this book covers it all. This book shows you how to write effective functions, reduce code redundancies, and improve code reuse. It will be helpful for new programmers who are starting out with Julia to explore its wide and ever-growing package ecosystem and also for experienced developers/statisticians/data scientists who want to add Julia to their skill-set. The book presents the fundamentals of programming in Julia and in-depth informative examples, using a step-by-step approach. You will be taken through concepts and examples such as doing simple mathematical operations, creating loops, metaprogramming, functions, collections, multiple dispatch, and so on. By the end of the book, you will be able to apply your skills in Julia to create and explore applications of any domain. Style and approach This book demonstrates the basics of Julia along with some data structures and testing tools that will give you enough material to get started with the language from an application standpoint.

Beginning Julia Programming

For Engineers and Scientists

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Author: Sandeep Nagar

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484231716

Category: Computers

Page: 351

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Get started with Julia for engineering and numerical computing, especially data science, machine learning, and scientific computing applications. This book explains how Julia provides the functionality, ease-of-use and intuitive syntax of R, Python, MATLAB, SAS, or Stata combined with the speed, capacity, and performance of C, C++, or Java. You’ll learn the OOP principles required to get you started, then how to do basic mathematics with Julia. Other core functionality of Julia that you’ll cover, includes working with complex numbers, rational and irrational numbers, rings, and fields. Beginning Julia Programming takes you beyond these basics to harness Julia’s powerful features for mathematical functions in Julia, arrays for matrix operations, plotting, and more. Along the way, you also learn how to manage strings, write functions, work with control flows, and carry out I/O to implement and leverage the mathematics needed for your data science and analysis projects. "Julia walks like Python and runs like C". This phrase explains why Julia is quickly growing as the most favored option for data analytics and numerical computation. After reading and using this book, you'll have the essential knowledge and skills to build your first Julia-based application. What You'll Learn Obtain core skills in Julia Apply Julia in engineering and science applications Work with mathematical functions in Julia Use arrays, strings, functions, control flow, and I/O in Julia Carry out plotting and display basic graphics Who This Book Is For Those who are new to Julia; experienced users may also find this helpful as a reference.

Mastering Julia

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Author: Malcolm Sherrington

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783553324

Category: Computers

Page: 410

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Julia is a well-constructed programming language with fast execution speed, eliminating the classic problem of performing analysis in one language and translating it for performance into a second. This book will help you develop and enhance your programming skills in Julia to solve real-world automation challenges. This book starts off with a refresher on installing and running Julia on different platforms. Next, you will compare the different ways of working with Julia and explore Julia's key features in-depth by looking at design and build. You will see how data works using simple statistics and analytics, and discover Julia's speed, its real strength, which makes it particularly useful in highly intensive computing tasks and observe how Julia can cooperate with external processes in order to enhance graphics and data visualization. Finally, you will look into meta-programming and learn how it adds great power to the language and establish networking and distributed computing with Julia.

Getting Started with Julia

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Author: Ivo Balbaert

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783284803

Category: Computers

Page: 214

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This book is for you if you are a data scientist or working on any technical or scientific computation projects. The book assumes you have a basic working knowledge of high-level dynamic languages such as MATLAB, R, Python, or Ruby.

Julia Cookbook

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Author: Jalem Raj Rohit

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785883631

Category: Computers

Page: 172

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Over 40 recipes to get you up and running with programming using Julia About This Book Follow a practical approach to learn Julia programming the easy way Get an extensive coverage of Julia's packages for statistical analysis This recipe-based approach will help you get familiar with the key concepts in Juli Who This Book Is For This book is for data scientists and data analysts who are familiar with the basics of the Julia language. Prior experience of working with high-level languages such as MATLAB, Python, R, or Ruby is expected. What You Will Learn Extract and handle your data with Julia Uncover the concepts of metaprogramming in Julia Conduct statistical analysis with StatsBase.jl and Distributions.jl Build your data science models Find out how to visualize your data with Gadfly Explore big data concepts in Julia In Detail Want to handle everything that Julia can throw at you and get the most of it every day? This practical guide to programming with Julia for performing numerical computation will make you more productive and able work with data more efficiently. The book starts with the main features of Julia to help you quickly refresh your knowledge of functions, modules, and arrays. We'll also show you how to utilize the Julia language to identify, retrieve, and transform data sets so you can perform data analysis and data manipulation. Later on, you'll see how to optimize data science programs with parallel computing and memory allocation. You'll get familiar with the concepts of package development and networking to solve numerical problems using the Julia platform. This book includes recipes on identifying and classifying data science problems, data modelling, data analysis, data manipulation, meta-programming, multidimensional arrays, and parallel computing. By the end of the book, you will acquire the skills to work more effectively with your data. Style and approach This book has a recipe-based approach to help you grasp the concepts of Julia programming.

Data Scientist

The Definitive Guide to Becoming a Data Scientist

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Author: Zacharias Voulgaris, PhD

Publisher: Technics Publications

ISBN: 1634620283

Category: Computers

Page: 278

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As our society transforms into a data-driven one, the role of the Data Scientist is becoming more and more important. If you want to be on the leading edge of what is sure to become a major profession in the not-too-distant future, this book can show you how. Each chapter is filled with practical information that will help you reap the fruits of big data and become a successful Data Scientist: • Learn what big data is and how it differs from traditional data through its main characteristics: volume, variety, velocity, and veracity. • Explore the different types of Data Scientists and the skillset each one has. • Dig into what the role of the Data Scientist requires in terms of the relevant mindset, technical skills, experience, and how the Data Scientist connects with other people. • Be a Data Scientist for a day, examining the problems you may encounter and how you tackle them, what programs you use, and how you expand your knowledge and know-how. • See how you can become a Data Scientist, based on where you are starting from: a programming, machine learning, or data-related background. • Follow step-by-step through the process of landing a Data Scientist job: where you need to look, how you would present yourself to a potential employer, and what it takes to follow a freelancer path. • Read the case studies of experienced, senior-level Data Scientists, in an attempt to get a better perspective of what this role is, in practice. At the end of the book, there is a glossary of the most important terms that have been introduced, as well as three appendices – a list of useful sites, some relevant articles on the web, and a list of offline resources for further reading.

Julia High Performance

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Author: Avik Sengupta

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785887823

Category: Computers

Page: 132

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Design and develop high performing programs with Julia About This Book Learn to code high reliability and high performance programs Stand out from the crowd by developing code that runs faster than your peers' codes This book is intended for developers who are interested in high performance technical programming. Who This Book Is For This book is for beginner and intermediate Julia programmers who are interested in high performance technical computing. You will have a basic familiarity with Julia syntax, and have written some small programs in the language. What You Will Learn Discover the secrets behind Julia's speed Get a sense of the possibilities and limitations of Julia's performance Analyze the performance of Julia programs Measure the time and memory taken by Julia programs Create fast machine code using Julia's type information Define and call functions without compromising Julia's performance Understand number types in Julia Use Julia arrays to write high performance code Get an overview of Julia's distributed computing capabilities In Detail Julia is a high performance, high-level dynamic language designed to address the requirements of high-level numerical and scientific computing. Julia brings solutions to the complexities faced by developers while developing elegant and high performing code. Julia High Performance will take you on a journey to understand the performance characteristics of your Julia programs, and enables you to utilize the promise of near C levels of performance in Julia. You will learn to analyze and measure the performance of Julia code, understand how to avoid bottlenecks, and design your program for the highest possible performance. In this book, you will also see how Julia uses type information to achieve its performance goals, and how to use multuple dispatch to help the compiler to emit high performance machine code. Numbers and their arrays are obviously the key structures in scientific computing – you will see how Julia's design makes them fast. The last chapter will give you a taste of Julia's distributed computing capabilities. Style and approach This is a hands-on manual that will give you good explanations about the important concepts related to Julia programming.

Julia 1.0 Programming

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Author: Ivo Balbaert

Publisher: Packt Publishing

ISBN: 9781788999090

Category: Computers

Page: 196

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Enter the exciting world of Julia, a high-performance language for technical computing Key Features Leverage Julia's high speed and efficiency for your applications Work with Julia in a multi-core, distributed, and networked environment Apply Julia to tackle problems concurrently and in a distributed environment Book Description The release of Julia 1.0 is now ready to change the technical world by combining the high productivity and ease of use of Python and R with the lightning-fast speed of C++. Julia 1.0 programming gives you a head start in tackling your numerical and data problems. You will begin by learning how to set up a running Julia platform, before exploring its various built-in types. With the help of practical examples, this book walks you through two important collection types: arrays and matrices. In addition to this, you will be taken through how type conversions and promotions work. In the course of the book, you will be introduced to the homo-iconicity and metaprogramming concepts in Julia. You will understand how Julia provides different ways to interact with an operating system, as well as other languages, and then you'll discover what macros are. Once you have grasped the basics, you'll study what makes Julia suitable for numerical and scientific computing, and learn about the features provided by Julia. By the end of this book, you will also have learned how to run external programs. This book covers all you need to know about Julia in order to leverage its high speed and efficiency for your applications. What you will learn Set up your Julia environment to achieve high productivity Create your own types to extend the built-in type system Visualize your data in Julia with plotting packages Explore the use of built-in macros for testing and debugging, among other uses Apply Julia to tackle problems concurrently Integrate Julia with other languages such as C, Python, and MATLAB Who this book is for Julia 1.0 Programming is for you if you are a statistician or data scientist who wants a crash course in the Julia programming language while building big data applications. A basic knowledge of mathematics is needed to understand the various methods that are used or created during the course of the book to exploit the capabilities that Julia is designed with.

Parallel Computing for Data Science

With Examples in R, C++ and CUDA

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Author: Norman Matloff

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466587032

Category: Computers

Page: 328

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Parallel Computing for Data Science: With Examples in R, C++ and CUDA is one of the first parallel computing books to concentrate exclusively on parallel data structures, algorithms, software tools, and applications in data science. It includes examples not only from the classic "n observations, p variables" matrix format but also from time series, network graph models, and numerous other structures common in data science. The examples illustrate the range of issues encountered in parallel programming. With the main focus on computation, the book shows how to compute on three types of platforms: multicore systems, clusters, and graphics processing units (GPUs). It also discusses software packages that span more than one type of hardware and can be used from more than one type of programming language. Readers will find that the foundation established in this book will generalize well to other languages, such as Python and Julia.

Python Data Science Handbook

Essential Tools for Working with Data

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Author: Jake VanderPlas

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491912138

Category: Computers

Page: 548

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For many researchers, Python is a first-class tool mainly because of its libraries for storing, manipulating, and gaining insight from data. Several resources exist for individual pieces of this data science stack, but only with the Python Data Science Handbook do you get them all—IPython, NumPy, Pandas, Matplotlib, Scikit-Learn, and other related tools. Working scientists and data crunchers familiar with reading and writing Python code will find this comprehensive desk reference ideal for tackling day-to-day issues: manipulating, transforming, and cleaning data; visualizing different types of data; and using data to build statistical or machine learning models. Quite simply, this is the must-have reference for scientific computing in Python. With this handbook, you’ll learn how to use: IPython and Jupyter: provide computational environments for data scientists using Python NumPy: includes the ndarray for efficient storage and manipulation of dense data arrays in Python Pandas: features the DataFrame for efficient storage and manipulation of labeled/columnar data in Python Matplotlib: includes capabilities for a flexible range of data visualizations in Python Scikit-Learn: for efficient and clean Python implementations of the most important and established machine learning algorithms

Data Science from Scratch

First Principles with Python

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Author: Joel Grus

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491904402

Category: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS

Page: 330

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Data science libraries, frameworks, modules, and toolkits are great for doing data science, but they’re also a good way to dive into the discipline without actually understanding data science. In this book, you’ll learn how many of the most fundamental data science tools and algorithms work by implementing them from scratch. If you have an aptitude for mathematics and some programming skills, author Joel Grus will help you get comfortable with the math and statistics at the core of data science, and with hacking skills you need to get started as a data scientist. Today’s messy glut of data holds answers to questions no one’s even thought to ask. This book provides you with the know-how to dig those answers out. Get a crash course in Python Learn the basics of linear algebra, statistics, and probability—and understand how and when they're used in data science Collect, explore, clean, munge, and manipulate data Dive into the fundamentals of machine learning Implement models such as k-nearest Neighbors, Naive Bayes, linear and logistic regression, decision trees, neural networks, and clustering Explore recommender systems, natural language processing, network analysis, MapReduce, and databases

Text Mining with R

A Tidy Approach

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Author: Julia Silge,David Robinson

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491981628

Category: Computers

Page: 194

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Much of the data available today is unstructured and text-heavy, making it challenging for analysts to apply their usual data wrangling and visualization tools. With this practical book, you’ll explore text-mining techniques with tidytext, a package that authors Julia Silge and David Robinson developed using the tidy principles behind R packages like ggraph and dplyr. You’ll learn how tidytext and other tidy tools in R can make text analysis easier and more effective. The authors demonstrate how treating text as data frames enables you to manipulate, summarize, and visualize characteristics of text. You’ll also learn how to integrate natural language processing (NLP) into effective workflows. Practical code examples and data explorations will help you generate real insights from literature, news, and social media. Learn how to apply the tidy text format to NLP Use sentiment analysis to mine the emotional content of text Identify a document’s most important terms with frequency measurements Explore relationships and connections between words with the ggraph and widyr packages Convert back and forth between R’s tidy and non-tidy text formats Use topic modeling to classify document collections into natural groups Examine case studies that compare Twitter archives, dig into NASA metadata, and analyze thousands of Usenet messages

Data Science and Analytics with Python

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Author: Jesus Rogel-Salazar

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351647717

Category: Computers

Page: 400

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Data Science and Analytics with Python is designed for practitioners in data science and data analytics in both academic and business environments. The aim is to present the reader with the main concepts used in data science using tools developed in Python, such as SciKit-learn, Pandas, Numpy, and others. The use of Python is of particular interest, given its recent popularity in the data science community. The book can be used by seasoned programmers and newcomers alike. The book is organized in a way that individual chapters are sufficiently independent from each other so that the reader is comfortable using the contents as a reference. The book discusses what data science and analytics are, from the point of view of the process and results obtained. Important features of Python are also covered, including a Python primer. The basic elements of machine learning, pattern recognition, and artificial intelligence that underpin the algorithms and implementations used in the rest of the book also appear in the first part of the book. Regression analysis using Python, clustering techniques, and classification algorithms are covered in the second part of the book. Hierarchical clustering, decision trees, and ensemble techniques are also explored, along with dimensionality reduction techniques and recommendation systems. The support vector machine algorithm and the Kernel trick are discussed in the last part of the book. About the Author Dr. Jesús Rogel-Salazar is a Lead Data scientist with experience in the field working for companies such as AKQA, IBM Data Science Studio, Dow Jones and others. He is a visiting researcher at the Department of Physics at Imperial College London, UK and a member of the School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics at the University of Hertfordshire, UK, He obtained his doctorate in physics at Imperial College London for work on quantum atom optics and ultra-cold matter. He has held a position as senior lecturer in mathematics as well as a consultant in the financial industry since 2006. He is the author of the book Essential Matlab and Octave, also published by CRC Press. His interests include mathematical modelling, data science, and optimization in a wide range of applications including optics, quantum mechanics, data journalism, and finance.

Julia Programming for Operations Research

A Primer on Computing

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Author: Changhyun Kwon

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781533328793

Category: Julia (Computer program language)

Page: 248

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Last Updated: December 2017 The main motivation of writing this book was to help the author himself. He is a professor in the field of operations research, and his daily activities involve building models of mathematical optimization, developing algorithms for solving the problems, implementing those algorithms using computer programming languages, experimenting with data, etc. Three languages are involved: human language, mathematical language, and computer language. His team of students need to go over three different languages, which requires "translation" among the three languages. As this book was written to teach his research group how to translate, this book will also be useful for anyone who needs to learn how to translate in a similar situation. The Julia Language is as fast as C, as convenient as MATLAB, and as general as Python with a flexible algebraic modeling language for mathematical optimization problems. With the great support from Julia developers, especially the developers of the JuMP--Julia for Mathematical Programming--package, Julia makes a perfect tool for students and professionals in operations research and related areas such as industrial engineering, management science, transportation engineering, economics, and regional science. For more information, visit: http://www.chkwon.net/julia

Jupyter for Data Science

Exploratory analysis, statistical modeling, machine learning, and data visualization with Jupyter

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Author: Dan Toomey

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785883291

Category: Computers

Page: 242

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Your one-stop guide to building an efficient data science pipeline using Jupyter About This Book Get the most out of your Jupyter notebook to complete the trickiest of tasks in Data Science Learn all the tasks in the data science pipeline—from data acquisition to visualization—and implement them using Jupyter Get ahead of the curve by mastering all the applications of Jupyter for data science with this unique and intuitive guide Who This Book Is For This book targets students and professionals who wish to master the use of Jupyter to perform a variety of data science tasks. Some programming experience with R or Python, and some basic understanding of Jupyter, is all you need to get started with this book. What You Will Learn Understand why Jupyter notebooks are a perfect fit for your data science tasks Perform scientific computing and data analysis tasks with Jupyter Interpret and explore different kinds of data visually with charts, histograms, and more Extend SQL's capabilities with Jupyter notebooks Combine the power of R and Python 3 with Jupyter to create dynamic notebooks Create interactive dashboards and dynamic presentations Master the best coding practices and deploy your Jupyter notebooks efficiently In Detail Jupyter Notebook is a web-based environment that enables interactive computing in notebook documents. It allows you to create documents that contain live code, equations, and visualizations. This book is a comprehensive guide to getting started with data science using the popular Jupyter notebook. If you are familiar with Jupyter notebook and want to learn how to use its capabilities to perform various data science tasks, this is the book for you! From data exploration to visualization, this book will take you through every step of the way in implementing an effective data science pipeline using Jupyter. You will also see how you can utilize Jupyter's features to share your documents and codes with your colleagues. The book also explains how Python 3, R, and Julia can be integrated with Jupyter for various data science tasks. By the end of this book, you will comfortably leverage the power of Jupyter to perform various tasks in data science successfully. Style and approach This book is a perfect blend of concepts and practical examples, written in a way that is very easy to understand and implement. It follows a logical flow where you will be able to build on your understanding of the different Jupyter features with every chapter.