Probability And Statistics For Data Science: Math + R + Data

Probability And Statistics For Data Science: Math + R + Data
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Probability and Statistics for Data Science: Math + R + Data covers "math stat" distributions, expected value, estimation etc. but takes the phrase "Data Science" in the title quite seriously: * Real datasets are used extensively. * All data analysis is supported by R coding. * Includes many Data Science applications, such as PCA, mixture distributions, random graph models, Hidden Markov models, linear and logistic regression, and neural networks. * Leads the student to think critically about the "how" and "why" of statistics, and to "see the big picture." * Not "theorem/proof"-oriented, but concepts and models are stated in a mathematically precise manner. Prerequisites are calculus, some matrix algebra, and some experience in programming. Norman Matloffis a professor of computer science at the University of California, Davis, and was formerly a statistics professor there. He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Statistical Software and The R Journal. His book Statistical Regression and Classification: From Linear Models to Machine Learningwas the recipient of the Ziegel Award for the best book reviewed in Technometricsin 2017. He is a recipient of his university's Distinguished Teaching Award. experience in programming. Norman Matloffis a professor of computer science at the University of California, Davis, and was formerly a statistics professor there. He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Statistical Software and The R Journal. His book Statistical Regression and Classification: From Linear Models to Machine Learningwas the recipient of the Ziegel Award for the best book reviewed in Technometricsin 2017. He is a recipient of his university's Distinguished Teaching Award.

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