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See below for a selection of the latest books from Machine learning category. Presented with a red border are the Machine learning books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Machine learning books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Introduction to IoT with Machine Learning and Image Processing using Raspberry Pi

Introduction to IoT with Machine Learning and Image Processing using Raspberry Pi

Author: Shrirang Ambaji Kulkarni, Varadrah P. Gurupur, Steven L. Fernandes Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/07/2020

Machine Learning a branch of Artificial Intelligence is influencing the society, industry and academia at large. The adaptability of Python programming language to Machine Learning has increased its popularity further. Another technology on the horizon is Internet of Things (IoT). The present book tries to address IoT, Python and Machine Learning along with a small introduction to Image Processing. If you are a novice programmer or have just started exploring IoT or Machine Learning with Python, then this book is for you. Features: Raspberry Pi as IoT is described along with the procedure for installation and configuration. A simple introduction to Python Programming Language along with its popular library packages like NumPy, Pandas, SciPy and Matplotlib are dealt in an exhaustive manner along with relevant examples. Machine Learning along with Python Scikit-Learn library is explained to audience with an emphasis on supervised learning and classification. Image processing on IoT is introduced to the audience who love to apply Machine Learning algorithms to Images The book follows hands-on approach and provide a huge collection of Python programs.

Building Computer Vision Applications Using Artificial Neural Networks

Building Computer Vision Applications Using Artificial Neural Networks

Author: Shamshad Ansari Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/07/2020

Apply computer vision and machine learning concepts in developing business and industrial applications using a practical, step-by-step approach. The book comprises four main sections starting with setting up your programming environment and configuring your computer with all the prerequisites to run the code examples. Section 1 covers the basics of image and video processing with code examples of how to manipulate and extract useful information from the images. You will mainly use OpenCV with Python to work with examples in this section. Section 2 describes machine learning and neural network concepts as applied to computer vision. You will learn different algorithms of the neural network, such as convolutional neural network (CNN), region-based convolutional neural network (R-CNN), and YOLO. In this section, you will also learn how to train, tune, and manage neural networks for computer vision. Section 3 provides step-by-step examples of developing business and industrial applications, such as facial recognition in video surveillance and surface defect detection in manufacturing. The final section is about training neural networks involving a large number of images on cloud infrastructure, such as Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure. It walks you through the process of training distributed neural networks for computer vision on GPU-based cloud infrastructure. By the time you finish reading Building Computer Vision Applications Using Artificial Neural Networks and working through the code examples, you will have developed some real-world use cases of computer vision with deep learning. What You Will Learn * Employ image processing, manipulation, and feature extraction techniques * Work with various deep learning algorithms for computer vision * Train, manage, and tune hyperparameters of CNNs and object detection models, such as R-CNN, SSD, and YOLO * Build neural network models using Keras and TensorFlow * Discover best practices when implementing computer vision applications in business and industry * Train distributed models on GPU-based cloud infrastructure Who This Book Is For Data scientists, analysts, and machine learning and software engineering professionals with Python programming knowledge.

Bandit Algorithms

Bandit Algorithms

Decision-making in the face of uncertainty is a significant challenge in machine learning, and the multi-armed bandit model is a commonly used framework to address it. This comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the multi-armed bandit problem examines all the major settings, including stochastic, adversarial, and Bayesian frameworks. A focus on both mathematical intuition and carefully worked proofs makes this an excellent reference for established researchers and a helpful resource for graduate students in computer science, engineering, statistics, applied mathematics and economics. Linear bandits receive special attention as one of the most useful models in applications, while other chapters are dedicated to combinatorial bandits, ranking, non-stationary problems, Thompson sampling and pure exploration. The book ends with a peek into the world beyond bandits with an introduction to partial monitoring and learning in Markov decision processes.

Automation and Collaborative Robotics

Automation and Collaborative Robotics

Author: Peter Matthews, Steven Greenspan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2020

Understand the current and future research into technologies that underpin the increasing capabilities of automation technologies and their impact on the working world of the future. Rapid advances in automation and robotics technologies are often reported in the trade and general media, often relying on scary headlines such as Jobs Lost to Robots. It is certainly true that work will change with the advent of smarter and faster automated workers; however, the scope and scale of the changes is still unknown. Automation may seem to be here already, but we are only at the early stages. Automation and Collaborative Robotics explores the output of current research projects that are improving the building blocks of an automated world. Research into collaborative robotics (cobotics) is merging digital, audio, and visual data to generate a commonly held view between cobots and their human collaborators. Low-power machine learning at the edge of the network can deliver decision making on cobots or to their manipulations. Topics covered in this book include: Robotic process automation, chatbots, and their impact in the near future The hype of automation and headlines leading to concerns over the future of work Component technologies that are still in the research labs Foundational technologies and collaboration that will enable many tasks to be automated with human workers being re-skilled and displaced rather than replaced What You Will Learn Be aware of the technologies currently being researched to improve or deliver automation Understand the impact of robotics, other automation technologies, and the impact of AI on automation Get an idea of how far we are from implementation of an automated future Know what work will look like in the future with the deployment of these technologies Who This Book Is For Technical and business managers interested in the future of automation and robotics, and the impact it will have on their organizations, customers, and the business world in general

Mathematics for Machine Learning

Mathematics for Machine Learning

The fundamental mathematical tools needed to understand machine learning include linear algebra, analytic geometry, matrix decompositions, vector calculus, optimization, probability and statistics. These topics are traditionally taught in disparate courses, making it hard for data science or computer science students, or professionals, to efficiently learn the mathematics. This self-contained textbook bridges the gap between mathematical and machine learning texts, introducing the mathematical concepts with a minimum of prerequisites. It uses these concepts to derive four central machine learning methods: linear regression, principal component analysis, Gaussian mixture models and support vector machines. For students and others with a mathematical background, these derivations provide a starting point to machine learning texts. For those learning the mathematics for the first time, the methods help build intuition and practical experience with applying mathematical concepts. Every chapter includes worked examples and exercises to test understanding. Programming tutorials are offered on the book's web site.

Practical Machine Learning for Data Analysis Using Python

Practical Machine Learning for Data Analysis Using Python

Author: Abdulhamit (Professor of Information Systems at Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) Subasi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2020

Practical Machine Learning for Data Analysis Using Python is a problem solver's guide for creating real-world intelligent systems. It provides a comprehensive approach with concepts, practices, hands-on examples, and sample code. The book teaches readers the vital skills required to understand and solve different problems with machine learning. It teaches machine learning techniques necessary to become a successful practitioner, through the presentation of real-world case studies in Python machine learning ecosystems. The book also focuses on building a foundation of machine learning knowledge to solve different real-world case studies across various fields, including biomedical signal analysis, healthcare, security, economics, and finance. Moreover, it covers a wide range of machine learning models, including regression, classification, and forecasting. The goal of the book is to help a broad range of readers, including IT professionals, analysts, developers, data scientists, engineers, and graduate students, to solve their own real-world problems.

The Art of Feature Engineering

The Art of Feature Engineering

Author: Pablo Duboue Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/05/2020

When machine learning engineers work with data sets, they may find the results aren't as good as they need. Instead of improving the model or collecting more data, they can use the feature engineering process to help improve results by modifying the data's features to better capture the nature of the problem. This practical guide to feature engineering is an essential addition to any data scientist's or machine learning engineer's toolbox, providing new ideas on how to improve the performance of a machine learning solution. Beginning with the basic concepts and techniques, the text builds up to a unique cross-domain approach that spans data on graphs, texts, time series, and images, with fully worked out case studies. Key topics include binning, out-of-fold estimation, feature selection, dimensionality reduction, and encoding variable-length data. The full source code for the case studies is available on a companion website as Python Jupyter notebooks.

Machine Learning

Machine Learning

Author: Vinod Chandra, Anand, S. Hareendran Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2020

The present book is primarily intended for undergraduate and postgraduate students of computer science and engineering, information technology, and electrical and electronics engineering. It bridges the gaps in knowledge of the seemingly difficult areas of machine learning and nature inspired computing. The text is written in a highly interactive manner, which satisfies the learning curiosity of any reader. Content of the text has been diligently organized to offer seamless learning experience. The text begins with introduction to machine learning, which is followed by explanation of different aspects of machine learning. Various supervised, unsupervised, reinforced and nature inspired learning techniques are included in the textbook with numerous examples and case studies. Different aspects of new machine learning and nature inspired learning algorithms are explained in-depth. The well-explained algorithms and pseudocodes for each topic make this book useful for students. The book also throws light on areas like prediction and classification systems. Key Features Day to day examples and pictorial representations for deeper understanding of the subject Helps readers easily create programs/applications Research oriented approach More case studies and worked-out examples for each machine learning algorithm than any other book

Machine Learning in Cognitive IoT

Machine Learning in Cognitive IoT

This book covers the different technologies of Internet, and machine learning capabilities involved in Cognitive Internet of Things (CIoT). Machine learning is explored by covering all the technical issues and various models used for data analytics during decision making at different steps. It initiates with IoT basics, its history, architecture and applications followed by capabilities of CIoT in real world and description of machine learning (ML) in data mining. Further, it explains various ML techniques and paradigms with different phases of data pre-processing and feature engineering. Each chapter includes sample questions to help understand concepts of ML used in different applications. Explains integration of Machine Learning in IoT for building an efficient decision support system Covers IoT, CIoT, machine learning paradigms and models Includes implementation of machine learning models in R Help the analysts and developers to work efficiently with emerging technologies such as data analytics, data processing, Big Data, Robotics Includes programming codes in Python/Matlab/R alongwith practical examples, questions and multiple choice questions

Spark in Action, Second Edition

Spark in Action, Second Edition

Author: Jean-Georges Perrin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

The Spark distributed data processing platform provides an easy-to-implement tool for ingesting, streaming, and processing data from any source. In Spark in Action, Second Edition, you'll learn to take advantage of Spark's core features and incredible processing speed, with applications including real-time computation, delayed evaluation, and machine learning. Unlike many Spark books written for data scientists, Spark in Action, Second Edition is designed for data engineers and software engineers who want to master data processing using Spark without having to learn a complex new ecosystem of languages and tools. You'll instead learn to apply your existing Java and SQL skills to take on practical, real-world challenges. Key Features * Lots of examples based in the Spark Java APIs using real-life dataset and scenarios * Examples based on Spark v2.3 Ingestion through files, databases, and streaming * Building custom ingestion process * Querying distributed datasets with Spark SQL For beginning to intermediate developers and data engineers comfortable programming in Java. No experience with functional programming, Scala, Spark, Hadoop, or big data is required. About the technology Spark is a powerful general-purpose analytics engine that can handle massive amounts of data distributed across clusters with thousands of servers. Optimized to run in memory, this impressive framework can process data up to 100x faster than most Hadoop-based systems. Author Bio An experienced consultant and entrepreneur passionate about all things data, Jean-Georges Perrin was the first IBM Champion in France, an honor he's now held for ten consecutive years. Jean-Georges has managed many teams of software and data engineers.

Linear Algebra and Optimization for Machine Learning

Linear Algebra and Optimization for Machine Learning

Author: Charu C. Aggarwal Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/05/2020

This textbook introduces linear algebra and optimization in the context of machine learning. Examples and exercises are provided throughout this text book together with access to a solution's manual. This textbook targets graduate level students and professors in computer science, mathematics and data science. Advanced undergraduate students can also use this textbook. The chapters for this textbook are organized as follows: 1. Linear algebra and its applications: The chapters focus on the basics of linear algebra together with their common applications to singular value decomposition, matrix factorization, similarity matrices (kernel methods), and graph analysis. Numerous machine learning applications have been used as examples, such as spectral clustering, kernel-based classification, and outlier detection. The tight integration of linear algebra methods with examples from machine learning differentiates this book from generic volumes on linear algebra. The focus is clearly on the most relevant aspects of linear algebra for machine learning and to teach readers how to apply these concepts. 2. Optimization and its applications: Much of machine learning is posed as an optimization problem in which we try to maximize the accuracy of regression and classification models. The parent problem of optimization-centric machine learning is least-squares regression. Interestingly, this problem arises in both linear algebra and optimization, and is one of the key connecting problems of the two fields. Least-squares regression is also the starting point for support vector machines, logistic regression, and recommender systems. Furthermore, the methods for dimensionality reduction and matrix factorization also require the development of optimization methods. A general view of optimization in computational graphs is discussed together with its applications to back propagation in neural networks. A frequent challenge faced by beginners in machine learning is the extensive background required in linear algebra and optimization. One problem is that the existing linear algebra and optimization courses are not specific to machine learning; therefore, one would typically have to complete more course material than is necessary to pick up machine learning. Furthermore, certain types of ideas and tricks from optimization and linear algebra recur more frequently in machine learning than other application-centric settings. Therefore, there is significant value in developing a view of linear algebra and optimization that is better suited to the specific perspective of machine learning.

Fundamentals of Machine Learning using Python

Fundamentals of Machine Learning using Python

Author: Euan Russano, Elaine Ferreira Avelino Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/05/2020

Fundamentals of Machine Learning discusses the basics of python, use of python in computing and provides a general outlook on machine learning. This book provides an insight into concepts such as linear regression with one variable, linear algebra, and linear regression with multiple inputs. The classification with logistics regression model, regularization, neural networks, decision trees are explained in this book. The introduction to several concepts of machine learning such as component analysis, classification using k-Nearest Algorithm, k Means Clustering, computing with Tensor flow and natural language processing have been explained. This book explains the fundamental concepts of machine learning.