Python for R Users

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2017-11-13
368 pages

Book Description

The definitive guide for statisticians and data scientists who understand the advantages of becoming proficient in both R and Python

The first book of its kind, Python for R Users: A Data Science Approach makes it easy for R programmers to in Python and Python users to program in R. Short on theory and long on actionable analytics, it provides readers with a detailed comparative introduction and overview of both languages and features concise tutorials with command-by-command translations—complete with sample —of R to Python and Python to R.

Following an introduction to both languages, the author cuts to the chase with step-by-step coverage of the full range of pertinent features and functions, including data input, data inspection/data quality, , and data . Statistical modeling, machine learning, and data mining—including supervised and unsupervised data mining methods—are treated in detail, as are time series forecasting, text mining, and natural language processing.

  • Features a quick-learning format with concise tutorials and actionable analytics
  • Provides command-by-command translations of R to Python and vice versa
  • Incorporates Python and R code throughout to make it easier for readers to compare and contrast features in both languages
  • Offers numerous comparative examples and applications in both programming languages
  • Designed for use for practitioners and students that know one language and want to learn the other
  • Supplies slides useful for teaching and learning either software on a companion website

Python for R Users: A Data Science Approach is a valuable working resource for scientists and data scientists that know R and would like to learn Python or are familiar with Python and want to learn R. It also functions as textbook for students of science and statistics.

A. Ohri is the founder of Decisionstats.com and currently works as a senior data scientist. He has advised multiple startups in analytics off-shoring, analytics services, and analytics education, as well as using social media to enhance buzz for analytics products. Mr. Ohri's research interests include spreading open source analytics, analyzing social media manipulation with mechanism design, simpler interfaces for cloud , investigating climate change and knowledge flows. His other books include R for Business Analytics and R for Cloud .

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction To Python R And Data Science
Chapter 2 Data Input
Chapter 3 Data Inspection And Data Quality
Chapter 4 Exploratory Data Analysis
Chapter 5 Statistical Modeling
Chapter 6 Data Visualization
Chapter 7 Machine Learning Made Easier
Chapter 8 Conclusion And Summary

Book Details

  • Title: Python for R Users
  • Author:
  • Length: 368 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2017-11-13
  • ISBN-10: 1119126762
  • ISBN-13: 9781119126768
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