ENG: The book A General Introduction to Data Analytics by João Mendes Moreira, André de Carvalho and Tomás Horváth, published by Wiley, describes the principles and methods of data analysis in an approach that can be understood by readers without specific knowledge of statistics or programming:
About the authors: João Moreira is a professor in the Department of Computer Engineering at the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal. He received his Ph.D. from University of Porto. Moreira is winner of the Best Paper Award at the 2014 International Conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications, Guilin, China; André Carvalho is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Kent at Canterbury, United Kingdom. Carvalho is one of the founding and first chief editors of the International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications, Imperial College Press and World Scientific; and Tomas Horvath is an assistant professor at Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice, Slovakia. He received his Ph.D. from the Institute of Computer Science in Pavol Jozef Safarik University.