Statistics for Big Data for Dummies

Statistics for Big Data for Dummies

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The fast and easy way to make sense of statistics for bigdata

Does the subject of data analysis make you dizzy? You've come tothe right place! Statistics For Big Data For Dummies breaksthis often-overwhelming subject down into easily digestible parts,offering new and aspiring data analysts the foundation they need tobe successful in the field. Inside, you'll find an easy-to-followintroduction to exploratory data analysis, the lowdown oncollecting, cleaning, and organizing data, everything you need toknow about interpreting data using common software and programminglanguages, plain-English explanations of how to make sense of datain the real world, and much more.

Data has never been easier to come by, and the tools studentsand professionals need to enter the world of big data are based onapplied statistics. While the word "statistics" alone can evokefeelings of anxiety in even the most confident student orprofessional, it doesn't have to. Written in the familiar andfriendly tone that has defined the For Dummies brand for more thantwenty years, Statistics For Big Data For Dummies takes theintimidation out of the subject, offering clear explanations andtons of step-by-step instruction to help you make sense of datamining?without losing your cool.

Helps you to identify valid, useful, and understandablepatterns in data Provides guidance on extracting previously unknown informationfrom large databases Shows you how to discover patterns available in big data Gives you access to the latest tools and techniques for workingin big data

If you're a student enrolled in a related Applied Statisticscourse or a professional looking to expand your skillset, Statistics For Big Data For Dummies gives you access toeverything you need to succeed.

Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781118940013
Characteristics: 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Semmelroth, David
Call Number: 006.312 AND


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