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  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
  Identifying informative tweets during a pandemic via a topic-aware neural language model
Gao W., Li L., Tao X., Zhou J., Tao J. World Wide Web 2655-70, 2023.  Type: Article

Years ago, when Twitter was a new social media tool, I reviewed an article for Computing Reviews that looked at how tweets can be used in emergency situations. This new paper follows along similar lines: Twitter can be used to help with spe...

Apr 28 2023
  Foundational Python for data science
Behrman K., Addison-Wesley Professional, Boston, MA, 2021. 256 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-366243-59-1)

The collection of books on data science is becoming so large that it is itself an interesting subject for data science analysis [1,2]. This is amply justified by the galloping success of data science among students, researchers, and practitioners ...

Apr 20 2023
  Mathematical logic through Python
Gonczarowski Y., Nisan N., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2022. 284 pp.  Type: Book (1108949479)

Mathematical logic through Python, by Gonczarowski and Nisan, provides a Python implementation of logical concepts and mathematical proofs. It aims at covering major topics for a typical undergraduate course in mathematical logic....

Apr 11 2023
  Dive into algorithms: a Python adventure for the intrepid beginner
Tuckfield B., No Starch Press, San Francisco, CA, 2021. 248 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-718500-68-6), Reviews: (2 of 2)

While writing this review, I faced a troubling problem: how to get my crying four-month-old to sleep. This is the kind of problem humans should be able to solve, right? (Considering the endless nights that I have spent awake, this might not be the...

Apr 10 2023
  Pandas for everyone: Python data analysis (2nd ed.)
Chen D., Pearson, Hoboken, NJ, 2023. 512 pp.  Type: Book (0137891156)

Pandas (the name comes from the term “panel data”) is an open-source Python library for manipulating large datasets. Tasks include data cleansing, analysis, and visualization. Pandas extends Python with two new data types: Series and D...

Apr 7 2023
   Mathematical foundations of data science using R (2nd ed.)
Emmert-Streib F., Moutari S., Dehmer M., DE GRUYTER, Berlin, Germany, 2022. 408 pp.  Type: Book (3110795884)

Data science aims to extract relevant information from a large dataset for the purpose of decision making. Data science algorithms rely on several mathematical topics. Computationally, these algorithms can be implemented using several programming ...

Feb 14 2023
  The language of SQL (3rd ed.)
Rockoff L., Pearson, Hoboken, NJ, 2021. 272 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-137632-69-5)

Structured query language (SQL) allows programmers to interact with a data repository through a relational database management system (RDBMS). The language of SQL is divided into 20 easy chapters. It also includes three appendices about ins...

Dec 23 2022
  Numerical methods using Java: for data science, analysis, and engineering
Li H., Apress, New York, NY, 2022. 1200 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-484267-96-7)

It is fairly safe to say that most scientific, mathematical, and engineering software has been written in Fortran or C/C++. Libraries of software implementing algorithms have been written and distributed in these languages. The “Numerical Re...

Dec 6 2022
  Natural language processing projects: build next-generation NLP applications using AI techniques
Kulkarni A., Shivananda A., Kulkarni A., Apress, New York, NY, 2022. 336 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-484273-85-2)

Natural language processing (NLP) is now quite widely used in many domains, including commerce, social media, and other text analysis tasks. Paired with artificial intelligence (AI), it enables powerful data analytics tools for prediction, automat...

Nov 11 2022
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