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Welcome to Walker Library's Data Science guide. On this guide, you will find information and resources related to the use of data science tools and methodologies in many disciplines. This guide will also assist the diverse community of researchers and scholars engaging with data science tools and methodology across the MTSU community.
Indexing and fulltext for business literature, 1980s to present.
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The most comprehensive collection of full-text articles and bibliographic records in existence today covering the fields of computing and information technology. The full-text database includes the complete collection of ACM's publications, including journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newsletters, and multimedia titles
Full text of IEEE content published since 1988; select content published since 1893 from IEEE and IET publications, journals and proceedings.
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Statistics for Data Science by James D. MillerGet your statistics basics right before diving into the world of data scienceAbout This Book* No need to take a degree in statistics, read this book and get a strong statistics base for data science and real-world programs;* Implement statistics in data science tasks such as data cleaning, mining, and analysis* Learn all about probability, statistics, numerical computations, and more with the help of R programsWho This Book Is ForThis book is intended for those developers who are willing to enter the field of data science and are looking for concise information of statistics with the help of insightful programs and simple explanation. Some basic hands on R will be useful.What You Will Learn* Analyze the transition from a data developer to a data scientist mindset* Get acquainted with the R programs and the logic used for statistical computations* Understand mathematical concepts such as variance, standard deviation, probability, matrix calculations, and more* Learn to implement statistics in data science tasks such as data cleaning, mining, and analysis* Learn the statistical techniques required to perform tasks such as linear regression, regularization, model assessment, boosting, SVMs, and working with neural networks* Get comfortable with performing various statistical computations for data science programmaticallyIn DetailData science is an ever-evolving field, which is growing in popularity at an exponential rate. Data science includes techniques and theories extracted from the fields of statistics; computer science, and, most importantly, machine learning, databases, data visualization, and so on.This book takes you through an entire journey of statistics, from knowing very little to becoming comfortable in using various statistical methods for data science tasks. It starts off with simple statistics and then move on to statistical methods that are used in data science algorithms. The R programs for statistical computation are clearly explained along with logic. You will come across various mathematical concepts, such as variance, standard deviation, probability, matrix calculations, and more. You will learn only what is required to implement statistics in data science tasks such as data cleaning, mining, and analysis. You will learn the statistical techniques required to perform tasks such as linear regression, regularization, model assessment, boosting, SVMs, and working with neural networks.By the end of the book, you will be comfortable with performing various statistical computations for data science programmatically.Style and approachStep by step comprehensive guide with real world examples
Publication Date: 2017-11-17
Managing Data Science by Kirill DubovikovUnderstand 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.
Publication Date: 2019-11-12
Data Science for Dummies by Lillian PiersonDiscover how data science can help you gain in-depth insight into your business - the easy way! Jobs in data science abound, but few people have the data science skills needed to fill these increasingly important roles. Data Science For Dummies is the perfect starting point for IT professionals and students who want a quick primer covering all areas of the expansive data science space. With a focus on business cases, the book explores topics in big data, data science, and data engineering, and how these three areas are combined to produce tremendous value. If you want to pick-up the skills you need to begin a new career or initiate a new project, reading this book will help you understand what technologies, programming languages, and mathematical methods on which to focus. While this book serves as a wildly fantastic guide through the broad aspects of the topic, including the sometimes intimidating field of big data and data science, it is not an instructional manual for hands-on implementation. Here's what to expect in Data Science for Dummies: Provides a background in big data and data engineering before moving on to data science and how it's applied to generate value. Includes coverage of big data frameworks and applications like Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark, MPP platforms, and NoSQL. Explains machine learning and many of its algorithms, as well as artificial intelligence and the evolution of the Internet of Things. Details data visualization techniques that can be used to showcase, summarize, and communicate the data insights you generate. It's a big, big data world out there - let Data Science For Dummies help you get started harnessing its power so you can gain a competitive edge for your organization.
Publication Date: 2015-02-20
Principles of Data Science by Sinan OzdemirLearn the techniques and math you need to start making sense of your dataAbout This Book- Enhance your knowledge of coding with data science theory for practical insight into data science and analysis- More than just a math class, learn how to perform real-world data science tasks with R and Python- Create actionable insights and transform raw data into tangible valueWho This Book Is ForYou should be fairly well acquainted with basic algebra and should feel comfortable reading snippets of R/Python as well as pseudo code. You should have the urge to learn and apply the techniques put forth in this book on either your own data sets or those provided to you. If you have the basic math skills but want to apply them in data science or you have good programming skills but lack math, then this book is for you.What You Will Learn- Get to know the five most important steps of data science- Use your data intelligently and learn how to handle it with care- Bridge the gap between mathematics and programming - Learn about probability, calculus, and how to use statistical models to control and clean your data and drive actionable results- Build and evaluate baseline machine learning models- Explore the most effective metrics to determine the success of your machine learning models- Create data visualizations that communicate actionable insights- Read and apply machine learning concepts to your problems and make actual predictionsIn DetailNeed to turn your skills at programming into effective data science skills? Principles of Data Science is created to help you join the dots between mathematics, programming, and business analysis. With this book, you'll feel confident about asking-and answering-complex and sophisticated questions of your data to move from abstract and raw statistics to actionable ideas.With a unique approach that bridges the gap between mathematics and computer science, this books takes you through the entire data science pipeline. Beginning with cleaning and preparing data, and effective data mining strategies and techniques, you'll move on to build a comprehensive picture of how every piece of the data science puzzle fits together. Learn the fundamentals of computational mathematics and statistics, as well as some pseudocode being used today by data scientists and analysts. You'll get to grips with machine learning, discover the statistical models that help you take control and navigate even the densest datasets, and find out how to create powerful visualizations that communicate what your data means.Style and approachThis is an easy-to-understand and accessible tutorial. It is a step-by-step guide with use cases, examples, and illustrations to get you well-versed with the concepts of data science. Along with explaining the fundamentals, the book will also introduce you to slightly advanced concepts later on and will help you implement these techniques in the real world.
Publication Date: 2016-12-16
Selected Journals in Data Science
The following journals are good places to browse for topics. If you are looking for a particular article or topic, search in one of the databases on the Data Science guide.