Data Analysis: What Can Be Learned From the Past 50 Years

Data Analysis: What Can Be Learned From the Past 50 Years

Peter J. Huber


This publication explores the various provocative questions in regards to the basics of information research. it's in response to the time-tested event of 1 of the experts of the subject material. Why may still one examine facts research? How may still it's taught? What suggestions paintings top, and for whom? How legitimate are the implications? How a lot info can be proven? Which computer languages could be used, if used in any respect? Emphasis on apprenticeship (through hands-on case reviews) and anecdotes (through real-life purposes) are the instruments that Peter J. Huber makes use of during this quantity. problem with particular statistical thoughts isn't of speedy worth; relatively, questions of method – while to take advantage of which strategy – are hired. primary to the dialogue is an figuring out of the importance of huge (or strong) information units, the implementation of languages, and using versions. each one is sprinkled with an plentiful variety of examples and case reviews. own practices, numerous pitfalls, and latest controversies are awarded while acceptable. The booklet serves as a superb philosophical and ancient significant other to any present-day textual content in info research, strong records, facts mining, statistical studying, or computational facts.

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