Gain hands-on experience with industry-standard data analysis and machine learning tools in Python Key FeaturesTackle data science problems by identifying the problem to be solvedIllustrate patterns in data using appropriate visualizationsImplement suitable machine learning algorithms to gain insights from dataBook Description Data Science Projects with Python is designed to give you practical guidance on industry-standard data analysis and machine learning tools, by applying them to realistic data problems. You will learn how to use pandas and Matplotlib to critically examine datasets with summary statistics and graphs, and extract the insights you seek to derive. You will build your knowledge as you prepare data using the scikit-learn package and feed it to machine learning algorithms such as regularized logistic regression and random forest. You’ll discover how to tune algorithms to provide the most accurate predictions on new and unseen data. As you progress, you’ll gain insights into the working and output of these algorithms, building your understanding of both the predictive capabilities of the models and why they make these predictions. By then end of this book, you will have the necessary skills to confidently use machine learning algorithms to perform detailed data analysis and extract meaningful insights from unstructured data. What you will learnInstall the required packages to set up a data science coding environmentLoad data into a Jupyter notebook running PythonUse Matplotlib to create data visualizationsFit machine learning models using scikit-learnUse lasso and ridge regression to regularize your modelsCompare performance between models to find the best outcomesUse k-fold cross-validation to select model hyperparametersWho this book is for If you are a data analyst, data scientist, or business analyst who wants to get started using Python and machine learning techniques to analyze data and predict outcomes, this book is for you. Basic knowledge of Python and data analytics will help you get the most from this book. Familiarity with mathematical concepts such as algebra and basic statistics will also be useful.
Wenn Sie programmieren können, beherrschen Sie bereits Techniken, um aus Daten Wissen zu extrahieren. Diese kompakte Einführung in die Statistik zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie rechnergestützt Datenanalysen mit Python durchführen können. Entwickeln Sie über das Schreiben und Testen von Code ein Verständnis für Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung und Statistik: Das Buch führt Sie durch eine vollständige Datenanalyse anhand eines durchgängigen Fallbeispiels -- von der Datensammlung über die Berechnung statistischer Kennwerte und Identifikation von Mustern bis hin zum Testen statistischer Hypothesen. Gleichzeitig werden Sie mit statistischen Verteilungen, Visualisierungsmöglichkeiten und vielen anderen Arbeitstechniken und Konzepten vertraut gemacht.
Understand the constructs of the Python programming language and use them to build data science projects Key Features Learn the basics of developing applications with Python and deploy your first data application Take your first steps in Python programming by understanding and using data structures, variables, and loops Delve into Jupyter, NumPy, Pandas, SciPy, and sklearn to explore the data science ecosystem in Python Book Description Python is the most widely used programming language for building data science applications. Complete with step-by-step instructions, this book contains easy-to-follow tutorials to help you learn Python and develop real-world data science projects. The “secret sauce” of the book is its curated list of topics and solutions, put together using a range of real-world projects, covering initial data collection, data analysis, and production. This Python book starts by taking you through the basics of programming, right from variables and data types to classes and functions. You’ll learn how to write idiomatic code and test and debug it, and discover how you can create packages or use the range of built-in ones. You’ll also be introduced to the extensive ecosystem of Python data science packages, including NumPy, Pandas, scikit-learn, Altair, and Datashader. Furthermore, you’ll be able to perform data analysis, train models, and interpret and communicate the results. Finally, you’ll get to grips with structuring and scheduling scripts using Luigi and sharing your machine learning models with the world as a microservice. By the end of the book, you’ll have learned not only how to implement Python in data science projects, but also how to maintain and design them to meet high programming standards. What you will learn Code in Python using Jupyter and VS Code Explore the basics of coding – loops, variables, functions, and classes Deploy continuous integration with Git, Bash, and DVC Get to grips with Pandas, NumPy, and scikit-learn Perform data visualization with Matplotlib, Altair, and Datashader Create a package out of your code using poetry and test it with PyTest Make your machine learning model accessible to anyone with the web API Who this book is for If you want to learn Python or data science in a fun and engaging way, this book is for you. You’ll also find this book useful if you’re a high school student, researcher, analyst, or anyone with little or no coding experience with an interest in the subject and courage to learn, fail, and learn from failing. A basic understanding of how computers work will be useful.
Learn to effectively manage data and execute data science projects from start to finish using Python Key FeaturesUnderstand and utilize data science tools in Python, such as specialized machine learning algorithms and statistical modelingBuild a strong data science foundation with the best data science tools available in PythonAdd value to yourself, your organization, and society by extracting actionable insights from raw dataBook Description Practical Data Science with Python teaches you core data science concepts, with real-world and realistic examples, and strengthens your grip on the basic as well as advanced principles of data preparation and storage, statistics, probability theory, machine learning, and Python programming, helping you build a solid foundation to gain proficiency in data science. The book starts with an overview of basic Python skills and then introduces foundational data science techniques, followed by a thorough explanation of the Python code needed to execute the techniques. You'll understand the code by working through the examples. The code has been broken down into small chunks (a few lines or a function at a time) to enable thorough discussion. As you progress, you will learn how to perform data analysis while exploring the functionalities of key data science Python packages, including pandas, SciPy, and scikit-learn. Finally, the book covers ethics and privacy concerns in data science and suggests resources for improving data science skills, as well as ways to stay up to date on new data science developments. By the end of the book, you should be able to comfortably use Python for basic data science projects and should have the skills to execute the data science process on any data source. What you will learnUse Python data science packages effectivelyClean and prepare data for data science work, including feature engineering and feature selectionData modeling, including classic statistical models (such as t-tests), and essential machine learning algorithms, such as random forests and boosted modelsEvaluate model performanceCompare and understand different machine learning methodsInteract with Excel spreadsheets through PythonCreate automated data science reports through PythonGet to grips with text analytics techniquesWho this book is for The book is intended for beginners, including students starting or about to start a data science, analytics, or related program (e.g. Bachelor’s, Master’s, bootcamp, online courses), recent college graduates who want to learn new skills to set them apart in the job market, professionals who want to learn hands-on data science techniques in Python, and those who want to shift their career to data science. The book requires basic familiarity with Python. A "getting started with Python" section has been included to get complete novices up to speed.
This book comprehensively covers the topic of data science. Data science is an umbrella term that encompasses data analytics, data mining, machine learning, and several other related disciplines. This book synthesizes both fundamental and advanced topics of a research area that has now reached maturity. The chapters of this book are organized into three sections: The first section is an introduction to data science. Starting from the basic concepts, the book will highlight the types of data, its use, its importance and issues that are normally faced in data analytics. Followed by discussion on wide range of applications of data science and widely used techniques in data science. The second section is devoted to the tools and techniques of data science. It consists of data pre-processing, feature selection, classification and clustering concepts as well as an introduction to text mining and opining mining. And finally, the third section of the book focuses on two programming languages commonly used for data science projects i.e. Python and R programming language. Although this book primarily serves as a textbook, it will also appeal to industrial practitioners and researchers due to its focus on applications and references. The book is suitable for both undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as those carrying out research in data science. It can be used as a textbook for undergraduate students in computer science, engineering and mathematics. It can also be accessible to undergraduate students from other areas with the adequate background. The more advanced chapters can be used by postgraduate researchers intending to gather a deeper theoretical understanding.
Learn data science with Python by building five real-world projects! Experiment with card game predictions, tracking disease outbreaks, and more, as you build a flexible and intuitive understanding of data science. In Data Science Bookcamp you will learn: - Techniques for computing and plotting probabilities - Statistical analysis using Scipy - How to organize datasets with clustering algorithms - How to visualize complex multi-variable datasets - How to train a decision tree machine learning algorithm In Data Science Bookcamp you’ll test and build your knowledge of Python with the kind of open-ended problems that professional data scientists work on every day. Downloadable data sets and thoroughly-explained solutions help you lock in what you’ve learned, building your confidence and making you ready for an exciting new data science career. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the technology A data science project has a lot of moving parts, and it takes practice and skill to get all the code, algorithms, datasets, formats, and visualizations working together harmoniously. This unique book guides you through five realistic projects, including tracking disease outbreaks from news headlines, analyzing social networks, and finding relevant patterns in ad click data. About the book Data Science Bookcamp doesn’t stop with surface-level theory and toy examples. As you work through each project, you’ll learn how to troubleshoot common problems like missing data, messy data, and algorithms that don’t quite fit the model you’re building. You’ll appreciate the detailed setup instructions and the fully explained solutions that highlight common failure points. In the end, you’ll be confident in your skills because you can see the results. What's inside - Web scraping - Organize datasets with clustering algorithms - Visualize complex multi-variable datasets - Train a decision tree machine learning algorithm About the reader For readers who know the basics of Python. No prior data science or machine learning skills required. About the author Leonard Apeltsin is the Head of Data Science at Anomaly, where his team applies advanced analytics to uncover healthcare fraud, waste, and abuse. Table of Contents CASE STUDY 1 FINDING THE WINNING STRATEGY IN A CARD GAME 1 Computing probabilities using Python 2 Plotting probabilities using Matplotlib 3 Running random simulations in NumPy 4 Case study 1 solution CASE STUDY 2 ASSESSING ONLINE AD CLICKS FOR SIGNIFICANCE 5 Basic probability and statistical analysis using SciPy 6 Making predictions using the central limit theorem and SciPy 7 Statistical hypothesis testing 8 Analyzing tables using Pandas 9 Case study 2 solution CASE STUDY 3 TRACKING DISEASE OUTBREAKS USING NEWS HEADLINES 10 Clustering data into groups 11 Geographic location visualization and analysis 12 Case study 3 solution CASE STUDY 4 USING ONLINE JOB POSTINGS TO IMPROVE YOUR DATA SCIENCE RESUME 13 Measuring text similarities 14 Dimension reduction of matrix data 15 NLP analysis of large text datasets 16 Extracting text from web pages 17 Case study 4 solution CASE STUDY 5 PREDICTING FUTURE FRIENDSHIPS FROM SOCIAL NETWORK DATA 18 An introduction to graph theory and network analysis 19 Dynamic graph theory techniques for node ranking and social network analysis 20 Network-driven supervised machine learning 21 Training linear classifiers with logistic regression 22 Training nonlinear classifiers with decision tree techniques 23 Case study 5 solution
The fast and easy way to learn Python programming and statistics 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. Python For Data Science For Dummies is written for people who are new to data analysis, and discusses the basics of Python data analysis programming and statistics. The book also discusses Google Colab, which makes it possible to write Python code in the cloud. Get started with data science and Python Visualize information Wrangle data Learn from data The book provides the statistical background needed to get started in data science programming, including probability, random distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, and building regression models for prediction.
If you are an aspiring data scientist and you have at least a working knowledge of data analysis and Python, this book will get you started in data science. Data analysts with experience of R or MATLAB will also find the book to be a comprehensive reference to enhance their data manipulation and machine learning skills.
Understand data science concepts and methodologies to manage and deliver top-notch solutions for your organization Key Features Learn the basics of data science and explore its possibilities and limitations Manage data science projects and assemble teams effectively even in the most challenging situations Understand management principles and approaches for data science projects to streamline the innovation process Book Description Data science and machine learning can transform any organization and unlock new opportunities. However, employing the right management strategies is crucial to guide the solution from prototype to production. Traditional approaches often fail as they don't entirely meet the conditions and requirements necessary for current data science projects. In this book, you'll explore the right approach to data science project management, along with useful tips and best practices to guide you along the way. After understanding the practical applications of data science and artificial intelligence, you'll see how to incorporate them into your solutions. Next, you will go through the data science project life cycle, explore the common pitfalls encountered at each step, and learn how to avoid them. Any data science project requires a skilled team, and this book will offer the right advice for hiring and growing a data science team for your organization. Later, you'll be shown how to efficiently manage and improve your data science projects through the use of DevOps and ModelOps. By the end of this book, you will be well versed with various data science solutions and have gained practical insights into tackling the different challenges that you'll encounter on a daily basis. What you will learn Understand the underlying problems of building a strong data science pipeline Explore the different tools for building and deploying data science solutions Hire, grow, and sustain a data science team Manage data science projects through all stages, from prototype to production Learn how to use ModelOps to improve your data science pipelines Get up to speed with the model testing techniques used in both development and production stages Who this book is for This book is for data scientists, analysts, and program managers who want to use data science for business productivity by incorporating data science workflows efficiently. Some understanding of basic data science concepts will be useful to get the most out of this book.
Introduction to Data Science and Machine Learning has been created with the goal to provide beginners seeking to learn about data science, data enthusiasts, and experienced data professionals with a deep understanding of data science application development using open-source programming from start to finish. This book is divided into four sections: the first section contains an introduction to the book, the second covers the field of data science, software development, and open-source based embedded hardware; the third section covers algorithms that are the decision engines for data science applications; and the final section brings together the concepts shared in the first three sections and provides several examples of data science applications.