Numsense! Data Science for the Layman: No Math Added
Used in Stanford's CS102 Big Data (Spring 2017) course.
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This book has been written in layman's terms as a gentle introduction to data science and its algorithms. Each algorithm has its own dedicated chapter that explains how it works, and shows an example of a real-world application. To help you grasp key concepts, we stick to intuitive explanations, as well as lots of visuals, all of which are colorblind-friendly.
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With this book, we hope to give you a practical understanding of data science, so that you, too, can leverage its strengths in making better decisions.