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Simulation for Data Science with R by Matthias Templ

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Chapter 1. Introduction

In the previous century, the Vienna University of Technology in Vienna enrolled a bachelor study called data engineering and statistics. Basically the content was perfectly related to the nowadays commonly-used term data science. Data-oriented lectures in the area of computer science, such as storing and retrieving data, programming, and data security, were in the curriculum, together with applied lectures on statistics, such as multivariate statistics, biostatistics, financial statistics, statistical learning, and official statistics. We had too few students and after a few years the course was canceled. 16 years later, the picture completely changed. New bachelors and masters courses on data science have been developed ...

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