[SciPy-user] Some mathematics/statisctics books
Johann Cohen-Tanugi
cohen@slac.stanford....
Tue Jun 10 15:29:44 CDT 2008
well, I browsed through this book some time ago, and it is really nice,
but does involve some mathematics. I reiterate that picking up one
example in the tutorial, and asking about it might send you on a
fruitful track already.
best,
Johann
didier rano wrote:
> I tried some weeks ago to use the tutorial, but I was lost about my
> poor mathematics background.
> Then thank you to provide me the name of this book.
>
>
> 2008/6/10, Karl Young <Karl.Young@ucsf.edu <mailto:Karl.Young@ucsf.edu>>:
>
>
> I completely agree with Johann that the best way to start is to just
> dive into the tutorials and examples but there are a few books around
> that might not be bad to have at your side when doing so. The reason I
> say this is that a particular book came to mind when I saw the
> original
> post. Though like anything else it has it's pluses and minuses it
> seems
> to me that Neil Gershenfeld's book "The Nature of Mathematical
> Modeling"
> would be pretty useful in this context in having a broad enough
> scope to
> discuss a lot of the types of problem that one would be working on re.
> using SciPy (including some bits on time series analysis).
>
> >best is to start with the tutorials and examples distributed with
> scipy
> >or available on the website. Then you are most welcome to ask
> questions
> >about them in this forum, and only then might it make sense to
> look for
> >references, because scipy covers a huge class of problems and
> thus there
> >is no way one can possibly give you a reference for an overall
> picture
> >of its possibilities. The only way is to dive in, starting with some
> >specific little examples or problems you would like to solve.
> >Hope that helps,
> >Johann
> >
> >didier rano wrote:
> >
> >
> >>Hi all,
> >>
> >>I am using Time Series moduled provided for scipy. I am very
> >>impressive by scipy in general. But I don't have enough
> backgrounds to
> >>understand all mathematics/statistics models inside scipy.
> >>
> >>Could you help to find some books, articles, courses to improve my
> >>scientific backgrounds ? In particular, I need some knowledges to
> >>generate graphs to show pertinent information (trends...).
> >>
> >>Thank you
> >>Didier Rano
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