Media praise for Data Analysis with Open Source Tools
"Data Analysis with Open Source Tools [author] Mr. Janert has pursued a consulting practice in algorithm development, data analysis, and mathematical modeling. As such, his specialty makes him the ideal subject matter expert to write such a book."
-- , DrDobbs.com
"The emphasis on thinking informs the book throughout, and the end result is that the reader is challenged to think about problems of data analysis and the application of different analytical methods and tools. This is definitely not a book that simply teaches how to apply formulas; Jenert encourages the reader to learn to think about data analysis problems on a conceptual level."
-- , BlogCritics
"Data Analysis with Open Source Tools by Philipp K Janert is a simply superb, solid and exhaustive synthesis of instruction, workshops and hands-on exercises designed for those serious about conducting professional data analysis. This is not a lightweight undertaking...All in all, this is a very good book. It actually does more than it promises and delivers a comprehensive and effective course in data analysis with superb hands-on exercises to drive home the learning."
-- , randomosity
"Data analysis using open source tools is a straightforward, well explained and practical book which does not give just a laundry list of techniques but also useful pointers in how to use them intelligently. The book...is strongly recommended."
-- , BookPleasures.com
"This book offers a deep approach to real world tasks. There is much more text than code...It is hard to fault this book except perhaps that at nearly 500 pages, it is too short! "
-- , Oil IT Journal
"This book is perfect for hands-on readers, wanting to achieve specific goals without getting entangled in formal definitions by getting right to the point. Here is an analogy: a Common Kite is depicted on the front cover of the book and as the bird waiting for its prey, youll be able to analyse the situation, understand it and take a clear decision after this read."
-- , Adviso
"I love this book a lot."
-- , ;login:
"This is, actually, the only book I have seen that covers both theory, tools and practice with such good command and depth."
-- , Toolbox.com,