What learning material would you suggest for a CS person / novice statistician / novice mathematician to get into predictive analytics?

# Solved – Recommend some books/articles/guides to enter predictive analytics

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# Solved – Recommend some books/articles/guides to enter predictive analytics

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What learning material would you suggest for a CS person / novice statistician / novice mathematician to get into predictive analytics?

## Best Answer

There's no need to call it Predictive Analytics :) It already has

twonames: statistics, and data mining.Beginner Stats Book: Statistics in Plain English

Advanced Stats Book: Multivariate Analysis, by Hair

Data Mining Book: I still haven't found a great one, but Data Mining by Witten is okay.

Don't get too confused by all the details. There are only so many things you can accomplish in general:

good luck!