Tuesday, May 26, 2015

R-table Constraints and Data Science

My May post @All Analytics.

I’ve often expressed skepticism here and elsewhere about “data science” as currently used and hyped. Science is about development, testing, and application of theories. Data science is about general theories of data. For example, "relational theory" is the application of logic and set theory to database management to guarantee provably logically correct data analysis results, yet it is absent from the list of desirable skills for “data scientists”.

Read it all. (Please comment there, not here)


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