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What is Data Science?

Data science is about extracting knowledge from all types of data using science. It's a very big field inside Computer Science and very popular.

Data science has several sub fields:

  • Exploring Data: Investigate the data. This is often the first step with a new data set, exploration and analysis.

  • Visualization of Data: Present the data in different ways, plotting with matplotlib and others.

  • Classical Machine Learning: Algorithms that use data and statistics. Instead of traditional artificial intelligence where you rely on preprogrammed rules, machine learning algorithms use the data itself. Meaning that for a new problem, new data can be used.

  • Deep Learning: Using neural networks to solve problems. Neural networks are modeled after the human brain and sometimes referred to as Artificial Neural Networks.

  • Data Storage and Big Data Framework: There's more data created now than any other time in history

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