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PublisherMcGraw Hill
Publish YearSeptember 2013


With the advancement in smartphones and computers, huge amounts of data are being collected and more and more things can be measured that previously arent. A new science of big data is borne. Numbersense describes how to solve the labyrinth of big data by walking the reader through through real-life examples from sports, education, marketing, health and economics. He shows us what questions to ask, which data to collect, how to mould the data to yield answers, how to build conclusions from testing hypotheses, and how to interpret numbers computed by others.About the AuthorKaiser Fung is a professional statistician with over a decade of experience applying statistical methods to marketing and advertising businesses. He is an adjunct professor at New York University teaching practical statistics. He is the creator of the popular Junk Charts blog and the author of the acclaimed Numbers Rule Your World.