O'Reilly logo

Spark for Data Science by Bikramaditya Singhal, Srinivas Duvvuri

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 11.  Building Data Science Applications

Data science applications are garnering a lot of excitement, mainly because of the promise they hold in harnessing data and extracting consumable results. There are already several successful data products that have had a transformative effect on our daily lives. The ubiquitous recommender systems, e-mail spam filters, and targeted advertisements and news content have become part and parcel of life. Music and movies have become data products streaming from providers such as iTunes and Netflix. Businesses, especially in the domains such as retail, are actively pursuing ways to gain a competitive advantage by studying the market and customer behavior using a data-driven approach.

We have discussed ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required