Python Programming

Coder Cole: Python: An Introduction to Programming

It’s coming, and it’s coming faster than you expect. Artificial intelligence, automation, the Internet of Things – these new technologies are going to significantly disrupt jobs and society as we know it. Coding truly is the new literacy, and the time to start is now. The Python programming language provides a comprehensive …

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Natural Complexity: A Modeling Handbook (Primers in Complex Systems)

This book provides a short, hands-on introduction to the science of complexity using simple computational models of natural complex systems–with models and exercises drawn from physics, chemistry, geology, and biology. By working through the models and engaging in additional computational explorations suggested at the end of each chapter, readers very quickly develop an understanding of how complex structures …

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Computational Metrics for Soccer Analysis: Connecting the dots (SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology)

This book provides an account of the use of computational tactical metrics in improving sports analysis, in particular the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) data in soccer. As well as offering a practical perspective on collective behavioural analysis, it introduces the computational metrics available in the literature that allow readers to identify collective behaviour and patterns of …

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Python Testing with pytest: Simple, Rapid, Effective, and Scalable

Do less work when testing your Python code, but be just as expressive, just as elegant, and just as readable. The pytest testing framework helps you write tests quickly and keep them readable and maintainable – with no boilerplate code. Using a robust yet simple fixture model, it’s just as easy to write small tests with pytest as …

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Learn Programming with Python

Whether readers want to become a professional software developer, create web sites, analyze scientific data, or just automate tedious business tasks, learning to program is the first step. Fortunately, learning to program doesn’t have to be difficult. Learn Programming with Python is an introduction to the core skills and uses of computer programming. This easy-to-follow tutorial is …

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Web Scraping with Python: Collecting More Data from the Modern Web

Learn web scraping and crawling techniques to access unlimited data from any web source in any format. With this practical guide, you’ll learn how to use Python scripts and web APIs to gather and process data from thousands—or even millions—of web pages at once.Ideal for programmers, security professionals, and web administrators familiar with Python, this book not only …

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Practical Time-Series Analysis

Key FeaturesGet your first experience with data analysis with one of the most powerful types of analysis—time-series.Find patterns in your data and predict the future pattern based on historical data.Learn the statistics, theory, and implementation of Time-series methods using this example-rich guideBook DescriptionTime-series analysis allows analyzing certain data over a period of time and understand patterns in the …

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Foundations of Data Science: A Practical Introduction to Data Science with Python (Addison-Wesley Data & Analytics Series)

Data science underlies Amazon’s product recommender, LinkedIn’s People You Know feature, Pandora’s personalized radio stations, Stripe’s fraud detectors, and the incredible insights arising from the world’s increasingly ubiquitous sensors. In the future, the world’s most interesting and impactful problems will be solved with data science. But right now, there’s a shortage of data scientists in every industry, traditional …

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