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  1-10 of 18 Reviews about "General (E.0)": Date Reviewed
  Data analysis for social science: a friendly and practical introduction
Llaudet E., Imai K., PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, Princeton, New Jersey, 2023. 256 pp.  Type: Book (0691199434)

Earl Babbie’s classic textbook The practice of social research, which went to its 15th edition in 2021 [1], is a standard reference for social science students and researchers. Its comprehensive review of research methods is still of ...

May 31 2023
  On the epistemology of data science: conceptual tools for a new inductivism
Pietsch W., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2022. 548 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-030864-41-5)

This book discusses the fundamental theory of data science, including its methods, validity, and scope. The author introduces and addresses key concepts of data science as an inductive methodology, in an appropriate order, in order to guide scient...

Feb 7 2023
   Social big data analytics: practices, techniques, and applications
Abu-Salih B., Wongthongtham P., Zhu D., Yan Chan K., Rudra A., Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2021. 228 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-030686-50-5)

Thanks to the advances in wireless sensor communication, large-scale storage, and computing technologies, those who can afford to be in one or more of the available platforms--the Internet, WhatsApp, or Twitter, to name a few--are connec...

Nov 8 2022
   Big data 2.0 processing systems
Sakr S., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2020. 164 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-030441-86-9)

This is a slightly expanded new edition of Sakr’s 2016 book. The first edition correctly assessed the trajectory of big data systems, including their initial success and future limits. This second edition adds a chapter on larg...

Aug 12 2022
   Core data analysis: summarization, correlation, and visualization (2nd ed.)
Mirkin B., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 540 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-030002-70-1), Reviews: (2 of 2)

This interesting textbook on data analysis considers summarization as a means for developing and augmenting analytical concepts; correlation for enhancing and establishing relations; and visualization as a means to “presentin...

May 5 2022
  Learn RStudio IDE: quick, effective, and productive data science
Campbell M., Apress, New York, NY, 2019. 164 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-484245-10-1)

R is one of most popular programming languages used in statistical computing. RStudio is an easy-to-use, free, and open-source integrated development environment (IDE) to learn, apply, and develop an R program. Campbell’s boo...

May 21 2020
  Core data analysis: summarization, correlation, and visualization (2nd ed.)
Mirkin B., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 540 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-030002-70-1), Reviews: (1 of 2)

Data science recently emerged as a hot topic. Mirkin’s book explores the strength of data analysis from both data summarization and knowledge discovery points of view. In addition to quantified summarization, correlation and ...

Mar 12 2020
  Data sketching
Cormode G. Queue 15(2): 49-67, 2017.  Type: Article

This lively article deals with the creation of datasets for testing as standalone projects separate from their underlying applications. The starting assumption is simple: as live data is generally not suitable for demos due to privacy ...

Feb 28 2020
  Access controls and health care records: Who owns the data?
Evans D., McDonald R., Coatta T. Queue 17(2): 76-92, 2019.  Type: Article

This is an interesting discussion with David Evans, Richard McDonald, and Terry Coatta. David Evans is the chief technology officer (CTO) of Toronto-based HealthChain, Richard McDonald is a recently retired IBM Distinguished Engineer, ...

Sep 20 2019
  Data scientists at work
Gutierrez S., Apress, Berkeley, CA, 2014. 364 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-430265-98-6)

“Data scientist,” according to reports in the trade press, is the new “hot career.” But defining the skills required for such work is difficult, as the relatively and supposedly new field of data...

Jul 13 2015
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