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I am experience java programmer and want to shift my career in Data Science and Machine Learning . Which language needs to be learn - R or Python ?

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Re: R vs Python

Below are couple of good blogs:

https://elitedatascience.com/r-vs-python-for-data-science

http://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/05/r-vs-python-data-science.html

Go through these, and see if you can come to a conclusion. My preference is however Python.

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Start with Python...get a good grasp of libraries like scikit learn and pandas. You can consider moving to R a bit later. That would be my suggestion.

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Re: R vs Python

Below are couple of good blogs:

https://elitedatascience.com/r-vs-python-for-data-science

http://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/05/r-vs-python-data-science.html

Go through these, and see if you can come to a conclusion. My preference is however Python.

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