Synopsis: The text that accompanies the “Introduction to Data Science” course at Columbia University.
I want to like this book, I really do. Schutt and O’Neil clearly understand Data Science and have helped many down that career path in an academic environment. It’s just that what they propose as an introductory text is clearly not.
From the Preface:
We assume prerequisites of linear algebra, some probability and statistics, and some experience coding in any language.
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