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Shahin is a Data Scientist with Software Engineering skills that have been honed over two decades. He has experience in both industry and academia, where he's demonstrated innovation and leadership.

He has authored many books and peer-reviewed publications on the subjects of Data Science, Visualisation, and Evolutionary Computation. He is the founder of (an API) and (an app), both of which enable the creation of engaging interactive visualisations that have been used in publications by academia, government, and industry.

Dr. Shahin Rostami


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Plotapi, beautiful by default.

Let plotapi do the heavy lifting – enabling beautiful interactive visualisations with a single line of code (instead of hundreds).

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Visualisations made with Plotapi

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Plotapi Data Wrangling

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Plotapi Pareto Front

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Plotapi Line Fight

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Plotapi Pie Fight

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Plotapi Bar Fight

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Plotapi Terminus

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Plotapi Sankey

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Plotapi Chord

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Plotapi Heat Map

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Visualisation with D3.js v7

A practical book on visualisation with D3.js version 7 that shows you how to create visualisations from the ground up.

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Data is Beautiful

A practical book on data visualisation that shows you how to create static and interactive visualisations that are engaging and beautiful.

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Search and Optimisation

Practical Evolutionary Algorithms

A practical book on Evolutionary Algorithms that teaches you the concepts and how they’re implemented in practice.

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Data Analysis with Rust Notebooks

A practical book on Data Analysis with Rust Notebooks that teaches you the concepts and how they’re implemented in practice.

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HTML, CSS, and Javascript

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Machine Learning


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Kaggle Kernels, Datasets, and Notebooks

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Preprocessing Structured Data

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Signal Processing


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Electroencephalogram (EEG)

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Tools & Software


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Jupyter Notebooks

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