Python Machine Learning Cookbook - Second Edition

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  • Use predictive modeling and apply it to real-world problems
  • Explore data visualization techniques to interact with your data
  • Learn how to build a recommendation engine
  • Understand how to interact with text data and build models to analyze it
  • Work with speech data and recognize spoken words using Hidden Markov Models
  • Get well versed with reinforcement learning, automated ML, and transfer learning
  • Work with image data and build systems for image recognition and biometric face recognition
  • Use deep neural networks to build an optical character recognition system

This eagerly anticipated second edition of the popular Python Machine Learning Cookbook will enable you to adopt a fresh approach to dealing with real-world machine learning and deep learning tasks.

With the help of over 100 recipes, you will learn to build powerful machine learning applications using modern libraries from the Python ecosystem. The book will also guide you on how to implement various machine learning algorithms for classification, clustering, and recommendation engines, using a recipe-based approach. With emphasis on practical solutions, dedicated sections in the book will help you to apply supervised and unsupervised learning techniques to real-world problems. Toward the concluding chapters, you will get to grips with recipes that teach you advanced techniques including reinforcement learning, deep neural networks, and automated machine learning.

By the end of this book, you will be equipped with the skills you need to apply machine learning techniques and leverage the full capabilities of the Python ecosystem through real-world examples.

  • Learn and implement machine learning algorithms in a variety of real-life scenarios
  • Cover a range of tasks catering to supervised, unsupervised and reinforcement learning techniques
  • Find easy-to-follow code solutions for tackling common and not-so-common challenges
Page Count 642
Course Length 19 hours 15 minutes
ISBN 9781789808452
Date Of Publication 30 Mar 2019


Prateek Joshi

Prateek Joshi is an artificial intelligence researcher, an author of several books, and a TEDx speaker. He has been featured in Forbes 30 Under 30, CNBC, TechCrunch, Silicon Valley Business Journal, and many more publications. He is the founder of Pluto AI, a venturefunded Silicon Valley start-up building an intelligence platform for water facilities. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master's degree specializing in Artificial Intelligence. He has previously worked at NVIDIA and Microsoft Research.

Giuseppe Ciaburro

Giuseppe Ciaburro holds a PhD in environmental technical physics, along with two master's degrees. His research was focused on machine learning applications in the study of urban sound environments. He works at the Built Environment Control Laboratory at the Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy. He has over 15 years' professional experience in programming (Python, R, and MATLAB), first in the field of combustion, and then in acoustics and noise control. He has several publications to his credit.