Making Sense of Data Big and Small


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ISBN: 1449370780
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Hachette Books (2008)
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O'Reilley Publishing (2013)
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C. M. Bishop
Springer (2007)
ISBN: 0387310738
Data Science From Scratch
J. Grus
O'Reilley Publishing (2015)
ISBN: 149190142X
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A. Reinhart
No Starch Press (2015)
ISBN: 9781593276201
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G. Hackeling
Packt Publishing (2014)
ISBN: 9781783988365
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K. P. Murphy
O'Reilley Publishing (2012)
ISBN: 0262018020



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Making Sense of Data: Big and Small
Jun 1, 2015