Sunday, February 21, 2016

How to become data analyst / data scientist

If you are starting from scratch then this post is for you and interested in Python:

Step 1: Setting up your machine
Download anaconda and use spyder or Ipython for trying out small things.
Python is installed into this package itself.

Step 2: Basic of Python as a programming lang
 learn: Lists, Tuples, Dictionaries, List comprehensions, Dictionary comprehensions

Step 3:
Learn these libraries in Python – Pandas, NumPy, SciPy and Matplotlib

Step 4:
Start Machine learning with Scikit-learn

Step 5:
The thing which will differentiate you from other data scientist is practice.

Some nice blogs to follow:
 3. [Indian community which came up very fast]

To start practising models, participate in competitions from:

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