Department of Statistics, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Received: 27-May-2023, Manuscript No. JSMS-23-100280; Editor assigned: 29-May-2023, Pre QC No. JSMS-23-100280 (PQ); Reviewed: 13-Jun-2023, QC No. JSMS-23-100280; Revised: 20-Jun-2023, Manuscript No. JSMS-23-100280 (A); Published: 27-Jun-2023, DOI: 10.4172/J Stats Math Sci.9.2.006
Citation: Roberts S. Data Science: Insights and Innovation, Applications across Different Industries. J Stats Math Sci. 2023;9:006.
Copyright: © 2023 Roberts S. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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