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ISBN-13: 978-1491952962 ISBN-10: 1491952962 Edition: 1st

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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA; 1 edition (6 June 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1491952962
  • ISBN-13: 978-1491952962
  • Product Dimensions: 17.1 x 1.3 x 22.9 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 522 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,154 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Peter Bruce founded and grew the Institute for Statistics Education at Statistics.com, which now offers about 100 courses in statistics, roughly a third of which are aimed at the data scientist. In recruiting top authors as instructors and forging a marketing strategy to reach professional data scientists, Peter has developed both a broad view of the target market, and his own expertise to reach it.

Andrew Bruce has over 30 years of experience in statistics and data science in academia, government and business. He has a Ph.D. in statistics from the University of Washington and published numerous papers in refereed journals. He has developed statistical-based solutions to a wide range of problems faced by a variety of industries, from established financial firms to internet startups, and offers a deep understanding the practice of data science.

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