Tom Fawcett

Data Science expert, researcher, author

Mountain View, California

Areas of Expertise:

  • Data science
  • data mining
  • machine learning
  • consulting
  • writing
Tom Fawcett holds a Ph.D. in machine learning and has worked in industry R&D for more than two decades (GTE Laboratories, NYNEX/Verizon Labs, HP Labs, etc.). His published work has become standard reading in data science both on methodology (e.g., evaluating data mining results) and on applications (e.g., fraud detection and spam filtering).

Data Science for Business Data Science for Business
by Foster Provost, Tom Fawcett
August 2013
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

"There is no other book on practical data science for business applications that simultaneously has as much authority and as much clarity--students cannot stop raving about this book."
--Sinan Aral, Fortune