[CALUG] studying CS

Gary Knott knott at civilized.com
Wed Nov 9 15:36:53 CST 2005

If your friend wants to be able to "mine data", then
programming is only one part.  He should of course learn
to code, and learn some basic algorithms and data-structures,
but the way to do that does not require pursuing
a CS degree.

It is more important in this context, in my opinion, to
study math through the BS level, and most directly applicable,
to study statistics - regression, bayesean methodology, stochastic
processes, etc.
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