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Python: Beginner's Guide to Artificial Intelligence

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  • Use adaptive thinking to solve real-life AI case studies
  • Rise beyond being a modern-day factory code worker
  • Understand future AI solutions and adapt quickly to them
  • Master deep neural network implementation using TensorFlow 
  • Predict continuous target outcomes using regression analysis
  • Dive deep into textual and social media data using sentiment analysis

This Learning Path offers practical knowledge and techniques you need to create and contribute to machine learning, deep learning, and modern data analysis. You will be introduced to various machine learning and deep learning algorithms from scratch, and show you how to apply them to practical industry challenges using realistic and interesting examples. You'll find a new balance of classical ideas and modern insights into machine learning. You will learn to build powerful, robust, and accurate predictive models with the power of TensorFlow, combined with other open-source Python libraries.

Throughout the Learning Path, you'll learn how to develop deep learning applications for machine learning systems using Feedforward Neural Networks, Convolutional Neural Networks, Recurrent Neural Networks, and Autoencoders. Discover how to attain deep learning programming on GPU in a distributed way.

By the end of this Learning Path, you know the fundamentals of AI and have worked through a number of case studies that will help you apply your skills to real-world projects.

This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products:

  • Artificial Intelligence By Example by Denis Rothman
  • Python Deep Learning Projects by Matthew Lamons, Rahul Kumar, and Abhishek Nagaraja
  • Hands-On Artificial Intelligence with TensorFlow by Amir Ziai, Ankit Di
  • Gain real-world contextualization using deep learning problems concerning research and application
  • Get to know the best practices to improve and optimize your machine learning systems and algorithms
  • Design and implement machine intelligence using real-world AI-based examplesxit
Page Count 676
Course Length 20 hours 16 minutes
Date Of Publication 24 Dec 2018
Technical requirements
Designing datasets – where the dream stops and the hard work begins
Logistic activation functions and classifiers
Computers – an ordinary tale
Central Processing Unit
Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)
 ASICs, TPUs, and FPGAs
Quantum computers


Ankit Dixit

Ankit Dixit is a deep learning expert at AIRA Matrix in Mumbai, India and having an experience of 7 years in the field of computer vision and machine learning. He is currently working on the development of full slide medical image analysis solutions in his organization. His work involves designing and implementation of various customized deep neural networks for image segmentation as well as classification tasks. He has worked with different deep neural network architectures such as VGG, ResNet, Inception, Recurrent Neural Nets (RNN) and FRCNN. He holds a masters degree in computer vision specialization. He has also authored an AI/ML book.

Amir Ziai

Amir Ziai is a senior data scientist at Netflix, where he works on streaming security involving petabyte-scale machine learning platforms and applications. He has worked as a data scientist in AdTech, HealthTech, and FinTech companies. He holds a master's degree in data science from UC Berkeley.

Denis Rothman

Denis Rothman graduated from l'Université Paris-Sorbonne and l'Université Paris-Diderot, writing one of the very first word2matrix embedding solutions. He began his career authoring one of the first AI cognitive NLP chatbots applied as a language teacher for Moët et Chandon and other companies. He authored an AI resource optimizer for IBM and apparel producers. He then authored an Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) solution used worldwide.

Rahul Kumar

Rahul Kumar has got more than 10 years of experience in the space of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. His expertise lies in the machine learning and deep learning arena. He is known to be a seasoned professional in the area of Business Consulting and Business Problem Solving, fuelled by his proficiency in machine learning and deep learning. He has been associated with organizations such as Mercedes-Benz Research and Development
(India), Fidelity Investments, Royal Bank of Scotland among others. He has accumulated a diverse exposure through industries like BFSI, telecom and automobile. Rahul has also got papers published in IIM and IISc Journals.

Matthew Lamons

Matthew Lamons's background is in experimental psychology and deep learning. Founder and CEO of Skejul—the AI platform to help people manage their activities. Named by Gartner, Inc. as a "Cool Vendor" in the "Cool Vendors in Unified Communication, 2017" report. He founded The Intelligence Factory to build AI strategy, solutions, insights, and talent for enterprise clients and incubate AI tech startups based on the success of his Applied AI MasterMinds group. Matthew's global community of more than 85 K are leaders in AI, forecasting, robotics, autonomous vehicles, marketing tech, NLP, computer vision, reinforcement, and deep learning. Matthew invites you to join him on his mission to simplify the future and to build AI for good.

Abhishek Nagaraja

Abhishek Nagaraja was born and raised in India. Graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, with a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Mechatronics and Data Science. Abhishek specializes in Keras and TensorFlow for building and evaluation of custom architectures in deep learning recommendation models. His deep learning skills and interest span computational linguistics and NLP to build chatbots to computer vision and reinforcement learning. He has been working as a Data Scientist for Skejul Inc. building an AI-powered activity forecast engine and engaged as a Deep Learning Data Scientist with The Intelligence Factory building solutions for enterprise clients.