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Practical Data Science Cookbook - Real-World Data Science Projects to Help You Get Your Hands On Your Data

By Tony Ojeda, Sean Patrick Murphy, Benjamin Bengfort, Abhijit Dasgupta

Key Features

  • Learn the right way to take on each step within the facts technological know-how pipeline and use it to obtain, fresh, examine, and visualize data
  • Get past the idea with real-world projects
  • Expand your numerical programming abilities via step by step code examples and study extra in regards to the powerful positive aspects of R and Python

Book Description

Data's price has grown exponentially some time past decade, with 'Big facts' this day being one of many largest buzzwords in company and IT, and information scientist hailed as 'the sexiest activity of the twenty first century'. sensible facts technological know-how Cookbook is helping you spot past the hype and get earlier the speculation through giving you a hands-on exploration of information technology. With a finished diversity of recipes designed that can assist you examine primary info technology initiatives, you will discover functional steps that can assist you produce robust insights into colossal info utilizing R and Python.

Use this worthwhile info technological know-how ebook to find methods and methods to become familiar together with your info. study powerful info visualization with an motor vehicle gas potency facts venture, research soccer facts, find out how to create facts simulations, and familiarize yourself with inventory marketplace facts to benefit info modelling. how to produce sharp insights into social media facts through following info technological know-how tutorials that display the simplest how you can take on Twitter facts, and discover recipes that can assist you dive in and discover substantial information via motion picture advice databases.

Practical info technological know-how Cookbook is your crucial better half to the real-world demanding situations of operating with information, created to provide you a deeper perception right into a global of massive info that provides to maintain growing.

What you are going to learn

  • Follow the recipes during this crucial info technological know-how cookbook to profit the basics of information technology and information analysis
  • Put conception into perform with a variety of real-world enormous facts projects
  • Learn the knowledge technological know-how pipeline and effectively constitution your info technological know-how project
  • Find out easy methods to fresh, munge, and manage data
  • Learn diverse ways to info modelling and the way to figure out the main applicable in your data
  • Learn numerical computing with NumPy and SciPy

About the Authors

Tony Ojeda is the founding father of District facts Labs, a cofounder of knowledge group DC, and is actively concerned about selling info technology schooling via either organizations.

Sean Patrick Murphy spent 15 years as a senior scientist on the Johns Hopkins college utilized Physics Laboratory, the place he taken with computer studying, modeling and simulation, sign processing, and excessive functionality computing within the Cloud. Now, he acts as an consultant and information advisor for firms in SF, long island, and DC.

Benjamin Bengfort has labored in army, undefined, and academia for the prior eight years. he's at the moment pursuing his PhD in machine technological know-how on the collage of Maryland, university Park, gaining knowledge of Metacognition and typical Language Processing.

Abhijit Dasgupta is a knowledge advisor operating within the larger DC-Maryland-Virginia quarter, with a number of years of expertise in biomedical consulting, enterprise analytics, bioinformatics, and bioengineering consulting.

Table of Contents

  1. Preparing Your info technological know-how Environment
  2. Driving visible research with motor vehicle facts (R)
  3. Simulating American soccer info (R)
  4. Modeling inventory industry facts (R)
  5. Visually Exploring Employment facts (R)
  6. Creating Application-oriented Analyses utilizing Tax info (Python)
  7. Driving visible Analyses with vehicle info (Python)
  8. Working with Social Graphs (Python)
  9. Recommending video clips at Scale (Python)
  10. Harvesting and Geolocating Twitter facts (Python)
  11. Optimizing Numerical Code w

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C# 6.0 in a Nutshell: The Definitive Reference

When you will have questions on C# 6.0 or the .NET CLR and its center Framework assemblies, this bestselling consultant has the solutions you wish. C# has turn into a language of surprising flexibility and breadth considering its most popular in 2000, yet this continuous progress capacity there’s nonetheless even more to learn.

Organized round techniques and use circumstances, this completely up-to-date 6th variation offers intermediate and complicated programmers with a concise map of C# and .NET wisdom. Dive in and become aware of why this Nutshell advisor is taken into account the definitive reference on C#.

  • Get in control with all facets of the C# language, from the fundamentals of syntax and variables, to complicated themes corresponding to tips and operator overloading
  • Dig deep into LINQ through 3 chapters devoted to the topic
  • Learn approximately dynamic, asynchronous, and parallel programming
  • Work with .NET good points, together with XML, networking, serialization, mirrored image, protection, program domain names, and code contracts
  • Explore the recent C# 6.0 compiler-as-a-service, Roslyn

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Learning Processing: A Beginner's Guide to Programming Images, Animation, and Interaction (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Graphics)

By Daniel Shiffman

The loose, open-source Processing programming language surroundings was once created at MIT for those who are looking to advance pictures, animation, and sound. in line with the ever-present Java, it offers an alternative choice to daunting languages and dear proprietary software program.

This e-book provides picture designers, artists and illustrators of all stripes a bounce begin to operating with processing by means of delivering targeted details at the uncomplicated rules of programming with the language, by means of cautious, step by step motives of decide on complex techniques.

The writer teaches special effects at NYU's Tisch tuition of the humanities, and his publication has been built with a supportive studying event at its center. From algorithms and information mining to rendering and debugging, it teaches object-oriented programming from the floor up in the interesting context of interactive visible media.

Previously introduced as "Pixels, styles, and Processing"

*A guided trip from the very fundamentals of computing device programming via to making customized interactive 3D graphics
*Step-by-step examples, approachable language, routines, and many pattern code aid the reader's studying curve
*Includes classes on tips on how to software dwell video, lively photos and interactive sound

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Practical Maintenance Plans in SQL Server: Automation for the DBA

By Bradley Beard

This publication is a whole advisor to establishing and protecting upkeep plans for SQL Server Database directors. upkeep plans too frequently include a backup activity and that’s it, yet there's a lot more which may and has to be performed to make sure the integrity of your most vital corporation source – the knowledge you're tasked to regulate and guard. This booklet walks even the latest of clients via making a robust, automatic upkeep plan.

Automate your activity utilizing SQL Server Agent to leverage the facility of upkeep Plans to bring genuine, proactive suggestions to universal concerns. time table universal projects akin to backups and index rebuilds to run immediately, and get early-warning notifications of imminent difficulties when it comes to source utilization and question functionality. by the point your boss is aware to name you a couple of challenge, you’ll have already referred to as him to explain your answer.

The huge majority of books by no means particularly disguise the subject of inheriting a database server with a number of stay databases; the typical thread is that the databases might be created and maintained via the reader perpetually and ever. within the actual global, that state of affairs hardly ever occurs. Practical upkeep Plans in SQL Server covers that situation and gives you with the information and instruments had to get cozy writing your individual upkeep plans for any SQL Server database, no matter if created by means of you or inherited.

  • Shows different initiatives that may be run in a upkeep plan.
  • Explains how and why these initiatives should be implemented.
  • Provides a roadmap to making your personal customized upkeep plan.

What you are going to Learn
  • Implement a very computerized backup upkeep plan
  • Be alerted to functionality difficulties and outages sooner than your boss
  • Learn the differing kinds of database upkeep tasks
  • Plan the workflow of projects inside a upkeep plan
  • Automate your paintings by means of imposing customized upkeep plans

Who This publication Is For

Practical upkeep Plans in SQL Server is for any point of database administrator, yet particularly it’s for these directors with a true have to organize a robust upkeep plan quick. New and professional directors will savour the e-book for its strong studying trend of visible aids together with factors and eventualities. Practical upkeep Plans in SQL Server is the fitting “new lease” reward for brand new database directors in any organization.

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Programming Interactivity

Ready to create wealthy interactive stories together with your paintings, designs, or prototypes? this is often the correct position to begin. With this hands-on advisor, you’ll discover numerous topics in interactive artwork and design—including 3D pics, sound, actual interplay, machine imaginative and prescient, and geolocation—and study the elemental programming and electronics techniques you must enforce them. No prior event is necessary.

You’ll get an entire creation to 3 unfastened instruments created in particular for artists and architects: the Processing programming language, the Arduino microcontroller, and the openFrameworks toolkit. You’ll additionally locate operating code samples you should use at once, in addition to the historical past and technical details you want to layout, software, and construct your personal projects.

  • Learn state-of-the-art options for interplay layout from top artists and designers
  • Let clients offer enter via buttons, dials, and different actual controls
  • Produce images and animation, together with 3D pictures with OpenGL
  • Use sounds to engage with clients through delivering suggestions, enter, or a component they could control
  • Work with automobiles, servos, and home equipment to supply actual feedback
  • Turn a user’s gestures and hobbies into significant enter, utilizing Open CV

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Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

By Jonathan Stark

If you recognize HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you have already got the instruments you want to enhance Android purposes. This hands-on e-book exhibits you the way to exploit those open resource internet criteria to layout and construct apps that may be tailored for any Android equipment -- without having to exploit Java.

You'll create an Android-friendly internet app at the platform of your selection, after which convert it to a local Android app with the loose PhoneGap framework. become aware of why device-agnostic cellular apps are the wave of the longer term, and begin development apps that provide higher flexibility and a broader reach.

  • Learn the fundamentals for creating a website glance nice at the Android net browser
  • Convert an internet site right into a internet program, whole with growth signs and more
  • Add animation with jQTouch to make your net app feel and appear like a local Android app
  • Take benefit of client-side info garage with apps that run even if the Android equipment is offline
  • Use PhoneGap to hook into complicated Android gains -- together with the accelerometer, geolocation, and alerts
  • Test and debug your app on the internet below load with actual clients, after which post the completed product to the Android Market

This publication bought invaluable neighborhood enter via O'Reilly's Open suggestions Publishing procedure (OFPS). research extra at

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Arduino Sketches: Tools and Techniques for Programming Wizardry

By James A. Langbridge

Master programming Arduino with this hands-on guide

Arduino Sketches is a realistic consultant to programming the more and more well known microcontroller that brings contraptions to existence. obtainable to tech-lovers at any point, this ebook offers professional guideline on Arduino programming and hands-on perform to check your abilities. you can find insurance of a number of the Arduino forums, certain causes of every usual library, and assistance on growing libraries from scratch – plus useful examples that display the typical use of the talents you are studying. paintings on more and more complex programming initiatives, and achieve extra keep watch over as you find out about hardware-specific libraries and the way to construct your personal. Take complete benefit of the Arduino API, and research the guidelines and tips that might increase your skillset.

The Arduino improvement board comes with an embedded processor and sockets that let you speedy connect peripherals with no instruments or solders. it is simple to construct, effortless to application, and calls for no really good undefined. For the hobbyist, it is a dream come precise – specifically because the acclaim for this open-source venture evokes even the main tech businesses to advance suitable items. Arduino Sketches is a pragmatic, complete consultant to getting the main from your Arduino setup. you will study to:

  • Communicate via Ethernet, WiFi, USB, Firmata, and Xbee
  • Find, import, and replace consumer libraries, and discover ways to create your own
  • Master the Arduino Due, Esplora, Yun, and robotic forums for stronger communique, signal-sending, and peripherals
  • Play audio records, ship keystrokes to a working laptop or computer, regulate LED and cursor circulate, and more

This e-book offers the Arduino basics in a manner that is helping you observe destiny additions to the Arduino language, offering an outstanding origin during this rapidly-growing venture. in case you are trying to discover Arduino programming, Arduino Sketches is the toolbox you must get started.

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Functional Python Programming

By Steven Lott

Key Features

  • Implement universal sensible programming layout styles and methods in Python
  • Learn the best way to choose from vital and useful ways in response to expressiveness, readability, and performance
  • Apply sensible Python to universal Exploratory facts research (EDA) programming problems

Book Description

Python’s easy-to-learn and extensible skills supply a couple of useful programming beneficial properties so you might deliver into your workflow, specially within the realm of knowledge science.

If you’re a Python developer who desires to become aware of easy methods to take the facility of practical programming and convey it into your individual courses then this ebook is vital for you, no matter if you recognize subsequent to not anything in regards to the paradigm. beginning with a normal evaluation of useful thoughts you’ll discover universal practical positive factors similar to first class and higher-order capabilities, natural services and extra, and the way those are comprehensive in Python to offer you the center foundations you’ll construct upon. After that, you’ll detect universal practical optimizations for Python to aid your apps succeed in even greater speeds. you will additionally discover info guidance innovations and knowledge exploration extensive, besides studying how the Python typical library suits the sensible programming version. eventually, to fill up your trip into the area of functionality Python you’ll at examine the PyMonad undertaking and a few higher examples to place every little thing into perspective.

With practical Python Programming through your part you’ll comprehend the middle options of functionality Python, its impression at the programming workflow, and the way to enforce it in Python, supplying you with the power to take your purposes to an excellent larger level.

What you are going to learn

  • Use Python's generator features and generator expressions to paintings with collections in a non-strict (or lazy) manner
  • Utilize Python library modules together with itertools, functools, multiprocessing, and concurrent.futures for effective sensible programs
  • Use Python strings with object-oriented suffix notation and prefix notation
  • Avoid stateful sessions by means of employing households of tuples
  • Design and enforce decorators to create composite functions
  • Use services like max(), min(), map(), filter(), and sorted()
  • Write complex higher-order functions

About the Author

Steven F. Lott has been programming because the 70s, while desktops have been huge, dear, and infrequent. As a freelance software program developer and architect, he has labored on thousands of initiatives, from very small to large. he is been utilizing Python to unravel company difficulties for over 10 years.

Table of Contents

  1. Introducing practical Programming
  2. Introducing a few useful Features
  3. Functions, Iterators, and Generators
  4. Working with Collections
  5. Higher-order Functions
  6. Recursions and Reductions
  7. Additional Tuple Techniques
  8. The Itertools Module
  9. More Itertools Techniques
  10. The Functools Module
  11. Decorator layout Techniques
  12. The Multiprocessing and Threading Modules
  13. Conditional Expressions and the Operator Module
  14. The Pymonad Library
  15. A useful method of net Services
  16. Optimizations and Improvements

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C++ Primer (5th Edition)

By Stanley B. Lippman

Bestselling Programming educational and Reference thoroughly Rewritten for the recent C++11 Standard


Fully up to date and recast for the newly published C++11 ordinary, this authoritative and accomplished advent to C++ can assist you to profit the language quick, and to take advantage of it in smooth, powerful methods. Highlighting today’s top practices, the authors convey how one can use either the center language and its ordinary library to put in writing effective, readable, and strong code.


C++ Primer, 5th version, introduces the C++ average library from the outset, drawing on its universal services and amenities that will help you write precious courses with out first having to grasp each language element. The book’s many examples were revised to take advantage of the recent language good points and show easy methods to make the simplest use of them. This booklet is a confirmed educational for these new to C++, an authoritative dialogue of middle C++ options and strategies, and a useful source for skilled programmers, in particular these wanting to see C++11 improvements illuminated.


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  • Learn the best way to use the hot C++11 language positive factors and the traditional library to construct strong courses quick, and get happy with high-level programming
  • Learn via examples that remove darkness from today’s top coding types and software layout ideas
  • Understand the “rationale at the back of the rules”: why C++11 works because it does
  • Use the wide crossreferences that can assist you attach comparable options and insights
  • Benefit from updated studying aids and routines that emphasize key issues, assist you to prevent pitfalls, advertise reliable practices, and strengthen what you’ve learned


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C++ Primer, 5th Edition, positive factors an more advantageous, layflat binding, which permits the ebook to stick open extra simply while put on a flat floor. This unique binding method—notable by means of a small area contained in the spine—also raises toughness.


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More iPhone Development with Objective-C

By Jeff LaMarche

If you're looking to increase your iOS programming talents past the fundamentals then More iPhone improvement with Objective-C is for you. Authors Dave Mark, Jayant Varma, Jeff LaMarche, Alex Horovitz, and Kevin Kim explain innovations as basically they can—with code snippets you could customise and use, as you're keen on, on your personal apps.

More iPhone improvement with Objective-C is an self reliant better half to Beginning iPhone improvement with Objective-C. that's, it's a excellent moment booklet, however it is usually a superb publication for these seeking to increase their talents who've already programmed for iOS. particularly it contains a sequence of chapters dedicated to center info, the traditional for Apple endurance. The authors rigorously step via each one middle facts inspiration and express recommendations and information particularly for writing better apps—offering a breadth of assurance you won’t locate wherever else.

More iPhone improvement with Objective-C covers quite a few different issues, together with Multipeer Connectivity’s particularly basic Bluetooth/WiFi peer-to-peer version, MapKit, and media library entry and playback in order that your purposes can make the most of media in your clients’ desktop. You’ll additionally locate assurance of Interface Builder, reside Previews and customized Controls and a few complex concepts for debugging your purposes. The booklet is stuffed with priceless issues that might deliver your courses up to date with the hot performance outfitted into iOS.

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