Learn Data Science from Scratch

Pratheerth Padman

SKU: 9789355519337


ISBN: 9789355517036
eISBN: 9789355519337
Authors: Pratheerth Padman
Rights: Worldwide
Edition: 2024
Pages: 416
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

Learn Data Science from Scratch equips you with the essential tools and techniques, from Python libraries to machine learning algorithms, to tackle real-world problems and make informed decisions.

This book provides a thorough exploration of essential data science concepts, tools, and techniques. Starting with the fundamentals of data science, you will progress through data collection, web scraping, data exploration and visualization, and data cleaning and pre-processing. You will build the required foundation in statistics and probability before diving into machine learning algorithms, deep learning, natural language processing, recommender systems, and data storage systems. With hands-on examples and practical advice, each chapter offers valuable insights and key takeaways, empowering you to master the art of data-driven decision making.

By the end of this book, you will be well-equipped with the essential skills and knowledge to navigate the exciting world of data science. You will be able to collect, analyze, and interpret data, build and evaluate machine learning models, and effectively communicate your findings, making you a valuable asset in any data-driven environment.


  • Complete guide to master data science basics.
  • Practical and hands-on examples in ML, deep learning, and NLP.
  • Drive innovation and improve decision making through the power of data.


  • Master key data science tools like  Python, NumPy, Pandas, and more.
  • Build a strong foundation in statistics and probability for data analysis.
  • Learn and apply machine learning, from regression to deep learning.
  • Expertise in NLP and recommender systems for advanced analytics.
  • End-to-end data project from data collection to model deployment, with planning and execution.


This book is ideal for beginners with a basic understanding of programming, particularly in Python, and a foundational knowledge of mathematics. It is well-suited for aspiring data scientists and analysts. 

  1. Unraveling the Data Science Universe: An Introduction
  2. Essential Python Libraries and Tools for Data Science
  3. Statistics and Probability Essentials for Data Science
  4. Data Mining Expedition: Web Scraping and Data Collection Techniques
  5. Painting with Data: Exploration and Visualization
  6. Data Alchemy: Cleaning and Preprocessing Raw Data
  7. Machine Learning Magic: An Introduction to Predictive Modeling
  8. Exploring Regression: Linear, Logistic, and Advanced Methods
  9. Unveiling Patterns with k-Nearest Neighbors and Naïve Bayes
  10. Exploring Tree-Based Models: Decision Trees to Gradient Boosting
  11. Support Vector Machines: Simplifying Complexity
  12. Dimensionality Reduction: From PCA to Advanced Methods
  13. Unlocking Unsupervised Learning
  14. The Essence of Neural Networks and Deep Learning
  15. Word Play: Text Analytics and Natural Language Processing
  16. Crafting Recommender Systems
  17. Data Storage Mastery: Databases and Efficient Data Management
  18. Data Science in Action: A Comprehensive End-to-end Project 

Pratheerth Padman is a data scientist who entered the field after an eclectic mix of educational and work experiences, including a stint as a production engineer in an Aluminium Extrusion Company in the Middle East. When his fascination with AI began, he dropped everything to dedicate his life to the field. He has extensive experience in creating video courses under his belt and several live training sessions as well. He also moonlights as an AI consultant and mentor, sharing his expertise with others. Pratheerth holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics Engineering from India and a Master’s in Engineering Management from Australia.

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