Joel Grus Data Science from Scratch Reviews Summary

Ratings Breakdown

Rated 4.4 by 672 people

Pros from Reviews

  • Comprehensive Python and math
  • Teaches implementation of ML algorithms
  • Clear and readable font
  • Great introduction to Data Science
  • Covers basics and advanced topics
  • Suitable for beginners and advanced users
  • Clear and concise explanations
  • Good overview of Data Science

Cons from Reviews

  • Assumes prerequisite math knowledge
  • Lacks graphical illustrations
  • Not a one-stop shop
  • Requires additional learning
  • Focuses on technical coding
  • Code formatting issues
  • Author's writing style can be annoying
  • Doesn't explain the math behind
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