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Scientific data analysis using Jython scripting and Java. (English) Zbl 1198.68114
Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing. London: Springer (ISBN 978-1-84996-286-5/hbk; 978-1-84996-287-2/ebook). xxii, 495 p. (2010).
Publisher’s description: Scientific Data Analysis using Jython Scripting and Java presents practical approaches for data analysis using Java scripting based on Jython, a Java implementation of the Python language. The chapters essentially cover all aspects of data analysis, from arrays and histograms to clustering analysis, curve fitting, metadata and neural networks. A comprehensive coverage of data visualisation tools implemented in Java is also included. Written by the primary developer of the jHepWork data-analysis framework, the book provides a reliable and complete reference source laying the foundation for data-analysis applications using Java scripting. More than 250 code snippets (of around 10-20 lines each) written in Jython and Java, plus several real-life examples help the reader develop a genuine feeling for data analysis techniques and their programming implementation. This is the first data-analysis and data-mining book which is completely based on the Jython language, and opens doors to scripting using a fully multi-platform and multi-threaded approach. Graduate students and researchers will benefit from the information presented in this book.
MSC:
68N15 Theory of programming languages
68-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to computer science
68P05 Data structures
Software:
jHepWork; Jython; Python
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