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Main Title A general introduction to data analytics /
Author Moreira, Joäao,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Carvalho, André Carlos Ponce de Leon Ferreira,
Horváth, Tomáš,
Publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,
Year Published 2019
OCLC Number 1022977467
ISBN 9781119296249; 1119296242
Subjects Mathematical statistics--Methodology. ; Electronic data processing. ; Data mining.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  QA276.4.M664 2019 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 05/08/2019
Collation xix, 323 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
What can we do with data? -- Descriptive statistics -- Descriptive multivariate analysis -- Data quality and pre-processing -- Clustering -- Frequent pattern mining -- Resume and project on descriptive analytics -- Regression -- Classification -- Additional predictive methods -- Advanced predictive topics -- Resume and project on predictive analytics -- Applications for text, web and social media. A General Introduction to Data Analytics is an essential guide to understand and use data analytics. This book is written using easy-to-understand terms and does not require familiarity with statistics or programming. The authors—noted experts in the field—highlight an explanation of the intuition behind the basic data analytics techniques. The text also contains exercises and illustrative examples.Thought to be easily accessible to non-experts, the book provides motivation to the necessity of analyzing data. It explains how to visualize and summarize data, and how to find natural groups and frequent patterns in a dataset. The book also explores predictive tasks, be them classification or regression. Finally, the book discusses popular data analytic applications, like mining the web, information retrieval, social network analysis, working with text, and recommender systems.--