Think Stats

ISBN-10: 1449307116
ISBN-13: 9781449307110
Authors: Allen B. Downey
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If you know how to program, you have the skills to turn data into knowledge using the tools of probability and statistics. This concise introduction shows you how to perform statistical analysis computationally, rather than mathematically, with programs written in Python. You'll work with a case study throughout the book to help you learn the entire data analysis process-from collecting data and generating statistics to identifying patterns and testing hypotheses. Along the way, you'll become familiar with distributions, the rules of probability, visualization, and many other tools and concepts. Develop your understanding of probability and statistics by writing and testing code Run…    

Author bio:

Allen Downey is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Olin College of Engineering. He has taught computer science at Wellesley College, Colby College and U.C. Berkeley. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from U.C. Berkeley and Master's and Bachelor's degrees from MIT.

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated Number of pages: 138 Dimensions: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall Weight: 0.506 lbs. Language: English