Python Machine Learning By Example - Second Edition

By Yuxi (Hayden) Liu
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    Section 1: Fundamentals of Machine Learning
About this book
The surge in interest in machine learning (ML) is due to the fact that it revolutionizes automation by learning patterns in data and using them to make predictions and decisions. If you’re interested in ML, this book will serve as your entry point to ML. Python Machine Learning By Example begins with an introduction to important ML concepts and implementations using Python libraries. Each chapter of the book walks you through an industry adopted application. You’ll implement ML techniques in areas such as exploratory data analysis, feature engineering, and natural language processing (NLP) in a clear and easy-to-follow way. With the help of this extended and updated edition, you’ll understand how to tackle data-driven problems and implement your solutions with the powerful yet simple Python language and popular Python packages and tools such as TensorFlow, scikit-learn, gensim, and Keras. To aid your understanding of popular ML algorithms, the book covers interesting and easy-to-follow examples such as news topic modeling and classification, spam email detection, stock price forecasting, and more. By the end of the book, you’ll have put together a broad picture of the ML ecosystem and will be well-versed with the best practices of applying ML techniques to make the most out of new opportunities.
Publication date:
February 2019


Section 1: Fundamentals of Machine Learning

In this section, readers will learn about the essential concepts in machine learning, including types of machine learning tasks, the core of machine learning, and an overview of data processing and modeling. Readers will also have a chance to set up the working environment of the rest of the book, and will learn how to install Python machine learning packages properly.

The following chapter is in this section:

  • Chapter 1, Getting Started with Machine Learning and Python
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