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Think Stats

Hal's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Sep 6, 2011 Hal Smith wrote:
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Data Analysis with Open Source Tools

Data Analysis with Open Source Tools

A Hands-On Guide for Programmers and Data Scientists

Hal's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Jun 17, 2011 Hal Smith wrote: data analysis with open source tools - philipp janert
Data Analysis with Open Source Tools does a great job covering a lot of topics in way that balances theoretical explanations and practical demonstration. In keeping true to its title, a wealth of tools (and data sources) are identified and explored. Because the book offers a balance between explanation and… Full Review >

Mining the Social Web

Mining the Social Web

Analyzing Data from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Other Social Media Sites

Hal's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Mar 3, 2011 Hal Smith wrote: mining the social web - matthew russell
Mining the Social Web does a great job of introducing a wide variety of techniques and wealth of resources for exploring freely available social data and personal information. If you are willing to spend the time tinkering with the examples, the book is pure fun. Full Review >

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