Challenges at the Interface of Data Analysis, Computer Science, and Optimization: Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für ... Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization)

This quantity offers methods and recommendations to demanding situations taking place on the interface of analysis fields reminiscent of information research, machine technology, operations learn, and facts. It comprises theoretically orientated contributions in addition to papers from a variety of software components, the place wisdom from assorted study instructions is required to discover the very best interpretation of information for the underlying challenge events. Beside conventional category examine, the ebook specializes in present pursuits in fields comparable to the research of social relationships in addition to statistical musicology.

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Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World

By Kathleen M. Eisenhardt

“The nerd booklet of the summer.”—Tom Keene, Bloomberg TV

“Whether you run a firm or are easily attempting to continue to exist glossy existence, this ebook is gold.”—Chris Anderson, curator of TED Talks

Armed with a couple of easy principles, you could take on even the main advanced of problems.

Drawing on greater than a decade of rigorous study, Sull and Eisenhardt supply a transparent framework for constructing powerful principles and making them larger through the years. They locate insights in unforeseen areas, from the way in which Tina Fey codified her adventure operating at Saturday evening Live into principles for generating 30 Rock (rule 5: by no means inform a loopy individual he’s crazy), to jap engineers utilizing the foraging ideas of slime molds to optimize Tokyo’s rail procedure. this is often the definitive playbook for residing easily and successfully in each sphere of life.

Simple Rules . . . might help you notice pointless complexity, put off maddening frustration, make the proper judgements swifter, and feature lots extra enjoyable alongside way.”—Robert I. Sutton, best-selling writer of The No Asshole Rule and coauthor of Scaling Up Excellence

“We all care for complexity now, and this ebook will express you the way you are able to do extra with less.”—Michael J. Mauboussin, head of world monetary thoughts, credits Suisse

Simple Rules explains how we will have the capacity to make significant development in a global that exceeds human knowing . . . this can be a harbinger of the knowledge financial system to come.” —Steve Jurvetson, dealing with director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson


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The Cambridge Dictionary of Statistics

By Anders Skrondal

If you happen to paintings with facts and want quick access to transparent, trustworthy definitions and factors of contemporary statistical and statistics-related recommendations, then glance no extra than this dictionary. approximately 4000 phrases are outlined, protecting clinical, survey, theoretical, and utilized information, together with computational and graphical features. Entries are supplied for normal and really expert statistical software program. furthermore, brief biographies of over a hundred very important statisticians are given. Definitions supply adequate mathematical element to elucidate thoughts and provides average formulation while those are useful. nearly all of definitions then provide a connection with a booklet or article the place the consumer can search additional or extra really expert info, and plenty of are observed via graphical fabric to assist knowing.

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Practical PowerPivot & DAX Formulas for Excel 2010

By Art Tennick

250 + ready-to-use, strong DAX formulas

Develop potent company intelligence (BI) recommendations and force speedier, higher selection making throughout your business with support from an skilled database advisor and coach. via transparent reasons, screenshots, and examples, Practical PowerPivot & DAX formulation for Excel 2010 exhibits you ways to extract actionable insights from mammoth quantities of company information. greater than 250 downloadable DAX formulation plus necessary appendixes overlaying SQL, MDX, and DMX question layout are incorporated during this hands-on advisor.

  • Build pivot tables and charts with PowerPivot for Excel
  • Import details from entry, Excel, information feeds, SQL Server, and different resources
  • Organize and structure BI stories utilizing the PowerPivot box checklist
  • Write DAX formulation that filter out, style, general, and denormalize facts
  • Construct advanced DAX formulation from statistical, math, and date services
  • Compare present and previous functionality utilizing date and time intelligence
  • Handle non-additive numbers, non-numeric values, and working totals
  • Develop entire self-service and sharable BI options in a number of minutes

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Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World

By Ron Larson

Written for winning learn, each element of Elementary data: Picturing the World has been rigorously crafted to assist readers study records. bankruptcy themes hide an advent to statistical data, descriptive information, chance, discrete likelihood distributions, general likelihood distributions, self belief durations, speculation checking out with one pattern, speculation checking out with two-samples, correlation and regression, chi-square assessments and the F-distribution, and nonparametric exams. for those who are looking to study information.

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Statistics, Data Mining, and Machine Learning in Astronomy: A Practical Python Guide for the Analysis of Survey Data

By Željko Ivezic, Andrew J. Connolly, Jacob T. VanderPlas, Alexander Gray

Book Details:

ISBN: 0691151687
EAN: 9780691151687
ASIN: 0691151687
Publisher: Princeton collage Press
Publication Date: 2014-01-12
Number of Pages: 560
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

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As telescopes, detectors, and pcs develop ever extra strong, the quantity of information on the disposal of astronomers and astrophysicists will input the petabyte area, supplying exact measurements for billions of celestial items. This e-book offers a accomplished and obtainable creation to the state-of-the-art statistical tools had to successfully learn complicated facts units from astronomical surveys akin to the Panoramic Survey Telescope and swift reaction method, the darkish power Survey, and the approaching huge Synoptic Survey Telescope. It serves as a realistic guide for graduate scholars and complicated undergraduates in physics and astronomy, and as an vital reference for researchers.

Statistics, information Mining, and computing device studying in Astronomy offers a wealth of functional research difficulties, evaluates options for fixing them, and explains tips to use a number of methods for various kinds and sizes of information units. For all functions defined within the e-book, Python code and instance facts units are supplied. The aiding information units were conscientiously chosen from modern astronomical surveys (for instance, the Sloan electronic Sky Survey) and are effortless to obtain and use. The accompanying Python code is publicly to be had, good documented, and follows uniform coding criteria. jointly, the knowledge units and code let readers to breed all of the figures and examples, overview the tools, and adapt them to their very own fields of interest.

  • Describes the main valuable statistical and data-mining tools for extracting wisdom from large and complicated astronomical information sets
  • Features real-world facts units from modern astronomical surveys
  • Uses a freely on hand Python codebase throughout
  • Ideal for college kids and dealing astronomers

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Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective (Adaptive Computation and Machine Learning series)

By Kevin P. Murphy

Today's Web-enabled deluge of digital info demands computerized equipment of information research. laptop studying offers those, constructing tools which may immediately observe styles in info after which use the exposed styles to foretell destiny information. This textbook deals a complete and self-contained creation to the sphere of laptop studying, in line with a unified, probabilistic procedure. The assurance combines breadth and intensity, providing worthy historical past fabric on such subject matters as chance, optimization, and linear algebra in addition to dialogue of modern advancements within the box, together with conditional random fields, L1 regularization, and deep studying. The booklet is written in an off-the-cuff, obtainable kind, whole with pseudo-code for an important algorithms. All themes are copiously illustrated with colour pictures and labored examples drawn from such program domain names as biology, textual content processing, computing device imaginative and prescient, and robotics. instead of offering a cookbook of other heuristic tools, the publication stresses a principled model-based strategy, usually utilizing the language of graphical types to specify versions in a concise and intuitive approach. just about all the versions defined were carried out in a MATLAB software program package deal -- PMTK (probabilistic modeling toolkit) -- that's freely on hand on-line. The e-book is appropriate for upper-level undergraduates with an introductory-level collage math historical past and starting graduate scholars.

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Charles C. Ragin: Moving Beyond Qualitative and Quantitative Strategies

By The Comparative Method

Professor Ragin proposes a man-made new process, in keeping with an software of Boolean algebra, that may mix the strengths of either qualitative and quantitative sociology. Elegantly obtainable and germane to the paintings of all of the social sciences, this publication will garner curiosity, debate, and compliment from many quarters.

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Exploring Everyday Things with R and Ruby: Learning About Everyday Things

By Sau Sheong Chang

If you’re interested by how issues paintings, this enjoyable and fascinating consultant may also help you discover genuine solutions to daily difficulties. through the use of basic math and doing uncomplicated programming with the Ruby and R languages, you’ll find out how to version an issue and paintings towards a solution.

All you wish is a simple realizing of programming. After a brief creation to Ruby and R, you’ll discover quite a lot of questions by way of studying tips to gather, approach, simulate, and examine the on hand info. You’ll learn how to see daily issues in a special point of view via basic courses and customary feel good judgment. when you end this publication, you can start your individual trip of exploration and discovery.

Here are the various questions you’ll explore:

  • Determine what number restroom stalls can accommodate an workplace with 70 employees
  • Mine your e mail to appreciate your specific emailing habits
  • Use uncomplicated audio and video recording units to calculate your center rate
  • Create a synthetic society—and learn its behavioral styles to profit how particular elements have an effect on our actual society

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