Linear Algebra

Both linear algebra and statistics are the foundation for any kind of data analysis activity. Statistics help us to get an initial descriptive understanding and make inferences from data. In the previous chapter, we have understood descriptive and inferential statistical measures for data analysis. On the other side, linear algebra is one of the fundamental mathematical subjects that is the core foundation for any data professional. Linear algebra is useful for working with vectors and matrices. Most of the data is available in the form of either a vector or a matrix. In-depth knowledge of linear algebra helps data analysts and data scientists understand the workflow of machine learning and deep learning algorithms, giving ...

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