Statistica does a nice job going over concepts from basic statistics to advanced methods. A bonus is that they provide a free online statistics book. Click here if you need a refresher on statistics, or need to learn a bit more.
Also, Openstax is a good place to go to as well. Supported by many great organizations, they provide free text books on many topics (of course statistics too). Here is a link to their site.
A great website, that you will visit at some point in you programming life, is StackOverflow. Here you can pose a programming question and the community will help you solve it. This is a great resource for when you are on the job and have a task that you are not familiar with.
And of course, a good ‘ole Google search will help too.
You can’t do data science without data! Data is a valuable thing in the modern world and most companies guard it. No fear though, there are places were you can get free data. Here are some:
Coursera is also another great place to begin. It offers courses that are taught by top universities. Some courses on Coursera have a cost associated with them in order to take the course.
Some others like Python a lot too and provide free electronic versions of their books! These are great reference materials as well and are the same books that you can purchase in store.
- Learning Python
- Learn Python the Hard Way
- Python Cookbook
- Python Practice Book
- Python Pocket Reference
- Think Stats: Exploratory Data Analysis in Python
- Python for Data Analysis
- Automate the Boring Stuff with Python
- Natural Language Process with Python
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