Free eBook: Discovering data science with SAS

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data-science-ebooksData science may be a difficult term to define, but data scientists are definitely in great demand!

Wayne Thompson, Senior Product Manager at SAS, defines data science as a broad field that entails applying domain knowledge and machine learning to extract insights from complex and often dark data. To further help define data science, we have carefully selected a collection of chapters from SAS Press books that introduce and provide context to the various areas of data science, including their use and limitations.

Discovering Data Science with SAS® is a collection of carefully selected chapters from SAS Press books that introduce and provide context to the various areas of data science, including their use and limitations.

Topics covered illustrate the power of SAS solutions that are available as tools for data science, highlighting a variety of domains including data analysis planning, data wrangling and visualization, time series, neural networks, text analytics, decision trees, and more.

If you are inspired to write a book after reading this one, we’d love to hear from you – just send us a brief outline – that’s all it takes to get started!

SAS Books offers a full list of titles written by SAS experts to provide you with the tools that you need to learn SAS.

Whether you are a student learning how to use SAS, or using the power of SAS to apply intelligence to any data in any discipline, we have a variety of academic resources available to you and your instructors.

And remember, eligible students, teachers, and faculty may receive a 20% discount on select publications. Learn more.

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Sian Roberts

Acquistions & Developmental Editor

Sian is currently Project Manager, Business Support, in Publications and leads marketing for SAS Press. She has over 18 years of publishing and marketing experience in technology and holds a BEng in Electronic Engineering from Brunel University, London, UK, and a MSc in Cognitive Science & Intelligent Computing from the University of Westminster, London, UK. When Sian is not busily marketing new titles for SAS Press, she is a devoted soccer mom to her two boys and walking Chuck, the family chocolate lab.

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  1. This is a very helpful post for students / data science aspirants who are interested in starting a career in the data science field. This free eBook will help in getting a good understand of what Data Science is and what are the roles of a Data Scientist. Thank you for sharing this.

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