Welcome to the fascinating world of data science! We are sure you must be pretty excited to start your journey and learn interesting and exciting techniques and algorithms. This is exactly what this book is intended for.
But before diving into it, let's define what data science is: it is a combination of multiple disciplines, including business, statistics, and programming, that intends to extract meaningful insights from data by running controlled experiments similar to scientific research.
The objective of any data science project is to derive valuable knowledge for the business from data in order to make better decisions. It is the responsibility of data scientists to define the goals to be achieved for a project. This requires business knowledge and expertise. In this book, you will be exposed to some examples of data science tasks from real-world datasets.
Statistics is a mathematical field used for analyzing and finding patterns from...