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What are the best books about data science?

What are the best books about data science? by @wzchen

Answer by William Chen:

I'm compiling a bunch of free data science books as a public resource. Here's all the books I have right now:

All of these books have (authorized) free digital versions, or are pay what you want (PWYW) with $0 minimum.

Programming for Data Science

More resources: How do I learn Python?, R (programming language): How do I learn R?

Statistics and Bayesian Data Analysis

More resources: How do I learn Bayesian inference as a beginner?

Experimental Design and Analysis (aka A/B Testing)

More resources: How do I learn experimental design?

Statistical Machine Learning

More resources: How do I learn machine learning?

The Data Science Process

Data Visualization

Interviews with Data Scientists

Despite the similar name, these two books are not officially affiliated, although some of the authors know each other well! These books contains interviews of data scientists, and give some good insight into their careers, their stories, and what they do!

More resources: What does a data scientist do?

Build a Data Science Team

These are all O'Reilly mini-books that are officially released for free online.

More resources: How do I build a data science team?

Suggestions for more free data science books are always welcome! Come back to this answer to find out when I launch the webpage or to see me expand the list.

A lot more stuff about learning data science at How do I become a data scientist?

What are the best books about data science?