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Real-World Python

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Real-World Python by Lee Vaughan
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Nov 05, 2020 | ISBN 9781718500624

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“Python programmers with a little bit of experience, looking for a fun challenge that relates to real-world examples, should read [this book].”
—Geek Tech Stuff

“I recommend this book for all Python learners!”  
—Kelly Paredes, Teaching Python podcast

“This is the most amazing book anyone could pick up if they are unsure about what machine learning job they should focus on.”
—Ian Mizer, Atlanta Python Programmers Group

“Read this book and do the work. You will find yourself building programs that address real-world problems and readying yourself to attack similarly challenging problems in whatever field you are working.”
—Sandra Henry-Stocker, Linux journalist, NetworkWorld (IDG)

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1: Saving Shipwrecked Sailors with Bayes’ Rule
Chapter 2: Attributing Authorship with Stylometry
Chapter 3: Summarizing Speeches
Chapter 4: Sending Super Secret Messages
Chapter 5: Finding Pluto
Chapter 6: Winning the Moon Race with Apollo 8
Chapter 7: Selecting Martian Landing Sites
Chapter 8: Detecting Distant Exoplanets
Chapter 9: Identifying Friend or Foe
Chapter 10: Finding a Safe Space
Chapter 11: Charting Exoplanets
Chapter 12: Are we Living in an Alien Simulation?
Appendix: Answers to the practice problems

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