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Learning Predictive Analytics with Python by Ashish Kumar

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Predictive Modelling

Predictive modelling is an art; its a science of unearthing the story impregnated into silos of data. This chapter introduces the scope and application of predictive modelling and shows a glimpse of what could be achieved with it, by giving some real-life examples.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics in detail:

  • Introducing predictive modelling
  • Applications and examples of predictive modelling
  • Installing and downloading Python and its packages
  • Working with different IDEs for Python

Introducing predictive modelling

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