Alessia Gaspodini
September 12, 2023

An Introduction to Statistics and Machine Learning: A Book by Matthias Plaue

At MAPEGY, we are proud to introduce our very own data scientist, Matthias Plaue, and his latest achievement – the book "Data Science - An Introduction to Statistics and Machine Learning." Matthias has poured his passion for data science, years of research experience, and mentoring expertise into this book, making it a valuable resource for professionals, students, and instructors alike. In this blog post, we are excited to share more about Matthias's book, his journey, and the invaluable knowledge he brings to our team.

About the Book:


"Data Science - An Introduction to Statistics and Machine Learning" is a comprehensive guide that provides a gentle introduction to the mathematical foundations and core concepts of data science. Whether you're new to the field or looking to deepen your understanding, this book covers essential topics such as data modeling, statistics, probability, and machine learning.

 Key Highlights:

  • Foundation of Data Science

Matthias takes readers on a journey through the fundamental concepts that underpin data science, ensuring a clear and mathematical sound understanding.

  • Real-world Applications

The book is enriched with numerous real-world application examples based on actual data, enabling readers to connect theory with practical scenarios.

  • Essential Tools

Learn to wield essential data science tools, including clustering, dimensionality reduction, and neural networks, and apply them to solve real-world problems.

  • Audience

This book caters to professionals, students, and instructors looking to master data science theory and its diverse applications. While it does require some prior knowledge of calculus and linear algebra, there's a helpful review of these topics in the appendix.

About Matthias Plaue:


Matthias Plaue is not just a data scientist; he is an inspiration to our team at MAPEGY. His expertise and experience have been instrumental in shaping our approach to data science. Matthias's dedication to the field and his passion for sharing knowledge have culminated in this exceptional book. We are incredibly fortunate to have him as a coworker and mentor.


"Data Science - An Introduction to Statistics and Machine Learning" by Matthias Plaue is a testament to his commitment to the world of data science. We are delighted to share this book with our community, and we encourage you to explore its rich content. Matthias's contribution to our team and the broader data science community is immeasurable, and we look forward to seeing his continued impact in the field.

To order your copy of the book published by Springer Nature Group, click here.

We invite you to read the book and share your feedback. Matthias's dedication to data science is truly inspiring, and we are proud to have him as part of the MAPEGY family. Thank you for your support!

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