Use scikit-learn to apply machine learning to real-world problems About This Book Master popular machine learning models including k-nearest neighbors, random forests, logistic regression, k-means, naive Bayes, and artificial neural networks Learn how to build and evaluate performance of efficient models using scikit-learn Practical guide to master your basics and learn from real life applications of machine learning Who This Book Is For This book is intended for software engineers who want to understand how common machine learning algorithms work and develop an intuition for how to use them, and for data scientists who want to learn about the scikit-learn API. Familiarity with machine learning fundamentals and Python are helpful, but not required. What You Will Learn Review fundamental concepts such as bias and variance Extract features from categorical variables, text, and images Predict the values of continuous variables using linear regression and K Nearest Neighbors Classify documents and images using logistic regression and support vector machines Create ensembles of estimators using bagging and boosting techniques Discover hidden structures in data using K-Means clustering Evaluate the performance of machine learning systems in common tasks In Detail Machine learning is the buzzword bringing computer science and statistics together to build smart and efficient models. Using powerful algorithms and techniques offered by machine learning you can automate any analytical model. This book examines a variety of machine learning models including popular machine learning algorithms such as k-nearest neighbors, logistic regression, naive Bayes, k-means, decision trees, and artificial neural networks. It discusses data preprocessing, hyperparameter optimization, and ensemble methods. You will build systems that classify documents, recognize images, detect ads, and more. You will learn to use scikit-learn's API to extract features from categorical variables, text and images; evaluate model performance, and develop an intuition for how to improve your model's performance. By the end of this book, you will master all required concepts of scikit-learn to build efficient models at work to carry out advanced tasks with the practical approach. Style and approach This book is motivated by the belief that you do not understand something until you can describe it simply. Work through toy problems to develop your understanding of the learning algorithms and models, then apply your learnings to real-life problems.
Explore and master the most important algorithms for solving complex machine learning problems. Key Features Discover high-performing machine learning algorithms and understand how they work in depth. One-stop solution to mastering supervised, unsupervised, and semi-supervised machine learning algorithms and their implementation. Master concepts related to algorithm tuning, parameter optimization, and more Book Description Machine learning is a subset of AI that aims to make modern-day computer systems smarter and more intelligent. The real power of machine learning resides in its algorithms, which make even the most difficult things capable of being handled by machines. However, with the advancement in the technology and requirements of data, machines will have to be smarter than they are today to meet the overwhelming data needs; mastering these algorithms and using them optimally is the need of the hour. Mastering Machine Learning Algorithms is your complete guide to quickly getting to grips with popular machine learning algorithms. You will be introduced to the most widely used algorithms in supervised, unsupervised, and semi-supervised machine learning, and will learn how to use them in the best possible manner. Ranging from Bayesian models to the MCMC algorithm to Hidden Markov models, this book will teach you how to extract features from your dataset and perform dimensionality reduction by making use of Python-based libraries such as scikit-learn. You will also learn how to use Keras and TensorFlow to train effective neural networks. If you are looking for a single resource to study, implement, and solve end-to-end machine learning problems and use-cases, this is the book you need. What you will learn Explore how a ML model can be trained, optimized, and evaluated Understand how to create and learn static and dynamic probabilistic models Successfully cluster high-dimensional data and evaluate model accuracy Discover how artificial neural networks work and how to train, optimize, and validate them Work with Autoencoders and Generative Adversarial Networks Apply label spreading and propagation to large datasets Explore the most important Reinforcement Learning techniques Who this book is for This book is an ideal and relevant source of content for data science professionals who want to delve into complex machine learning algorithms, calibrate models, and improve the predictions of the trained model. A basic knowledge of machine learning is preferred to get the best out of this guide.
Implement scikit-learn into every step of the data science pipeline About This Book Use Python and scikit-learn to create intelligent applications Discover how to apply algorithms in a variety of situations to tackle common and not-so common challenges in the machine learning domain A practical, example-based guide to help you gain expertise in implementing and evaluating machine learning systems using scikit-learn Who This Book Is For If you are a programmer and want to explore machine learning and data-based methods to build intelligent applications and enhance your programming skills, this is the course for you. No previous experience with machine-learning algorithms is required. What You Will Learn Review fundamental concepts including supervised and unsupervised experiences, common tasks, and performance metrics Classify objects (from documents to human faces and flower species) based on some of their features, using a variety of methods from Support Vector Machines to Naive Bayes Use Decision Trees to explain the main causes of certain phenomena such as passenger survival on the Titanic Evaluate the performance of machine learning systems in common tasks Master algorithms of various levels of complexity and learn how to analyze data at the same time Learn just enough math to think about the connections between various algorithms Customize machine learning algorithms to fit your problem, and learn how to modify them when the situation calls for it Incorporate other packages from the Python ecosystem to munge and visualize your dataset Improve the way you build your models using parallelization techniques In Detail Machine learning, the art of creating applications that learn from experience and data, has been around for many years. Python is quickly becoming the go-to language for analysts and data scientists due to its simplicity and flexibility; moreover, within the Python data space, scikit-learn is the unequivocal choice for machine learning. The course combines an introduction to some of the main concepts and methods in machine learning with practical, hands-on examples of real-world problems. The course starts by walking through different methods to prepare your data—be it a dataset with missing values or text columns that require the categories to be turned into indicator variables. After the data is ready, you'll learn different techniques aligned with different objectives—be it a dataset with known outcomes such as sales by state, or more complicated problems such as clustering similar customers. Finally, you'll learn how to polish your algorithm to ensure that it's both accurate and resilient to new datasets. You will learn to incorporate machine learning in your applications. Ranging from handwritten digit recognition to document classification, examples are solved step-by-step using scikit-learn and Python. By the end of this course you will have learned how to build applications that learn from experience, by applying the main concepts and techniques of machine learning. Style and Approach Implement scikit-learn using engaging examples and fun exercises, and with a gentle and friendly but comprehensive "learn-by-doing" approach. This is a practical course, which analyzes compelling data about life, health, and death with the help of tutorials. It offers you a useful way of interpreting the data that's specific to this course, but that can also be applied to any other data. This course is designed to be both a guide and a reference for moving beyond the basics of scikit-learn.
Explore fundamental to advanced Python 3 topics in six steps, all designed to make you a worthy practitioner. This updated version’s approach is based on the “six degrees of separation” theory, which states that everyone and everything is a maximum of six steps away and presents each topic in two parts: theoretical concepts and practical implementation using suitable Python 3 packages. You’ll start with the fundamentals of Python 3 programming language, machine learning history, evolution, and the system development frameworks. Key data mining/analysis concepts, such as exploratory analysis, feature dimension reduction, regressions, time series forecasting and their efficient implementation in Scikit-learn are covered as well. You’ll also learn commonly used model diagnostic and tuning techniques. These include optimal probability cutoff point for class creation, variance, bias, bagging, boosting, ensemble voting, grid search, random search, Bayesian optimization, and the noise reduction technique for IoT data. Finally, you’ll review advanced text mining techniques, recommender systems, neural networks, deep learning, reinforcement learning techniques and their implementation. All the code presented in the book will be available in the form of iPython notebooks to enable you to try out these examples and extend them to your advantage. What You'll Learn Understand machine learning development and frameworks Assess model diagnosis and tuning in machine learning Examine text mining, natuarl language processing (NLP), and recommender systems Review reinforcement learning and CNN Who This Book Is For Python developers, data engineers, and machine learning engineers looking to expand their knowledge or career into machine learning area.
"Master scikit-learn through a combination of lecture and hands-on (via Jupyter) in this eight-part video series: Scikit-learn Overview; Installing Scikit-learn; Loading Data Sets using Scikit-learn; Pre-processing Data using Scikit-learn; Splitting Data into Train Sets and Test Sets in Scikit-learn; Linear Regression using Scikit-learn; Naïve Bayes using Scikit-learn; SVM using Scikit-learn."--Resource description page.
Become a master at penetration testing using machine learning with Python Key Features Identify ambiguities and breach intelligent security systems Perform unique cyber attacks to breach robust systems Learn to leverage machine learning algorithms Book Description Cyber security is crucial for both businesses and individuals. As systems are getting smarter, we now see machine learning interrupting computer security. With the adoption of machine learning in upcoming security products, it’s important for pentesters and security researchers to understand how these systems work, and to breach them for testing purposes. This book begins with the basics of machine learning and the algorithms used to build robust systems. Once you’ve gained a fair understanding of how security products leverage machine learning, you'll dive into the core concepts of breaching such systems. Through practical use cases, you’ll see how to find loopholes and surpass a self-learning security system. As you make your way through the chapters, you’ll focus on topics such as network intrusion detection and AV and IDS evasion. We’ll also cover the best practices when identifying ambiguities, and extensive techniques to breach an intelligent system. By the end of this book, you will be well-versed with identifying loopholes in a self-learning security system and will be able to efficiently breach a machine learning system. What you will learn Take an in-depth look at machine learning Get to know natural language processing (NLP) Understand malware feature engineering Build generative adversarial networks using Python libraries Work on threat hunting with machine learning and the ELK stack Explore the best practices for machine learning Who this book is for This book is for pen testers and security professionals who are interested in learning techniques to break an intelligent security system. Basic knowledge of Python is needed, but no prior knowledge of machine learning is necessary.
Updated and revised second edition of the bestselling guide to exploring and mastering the most important algorithms for solving complex machine learning problems Key Features Updated to include new algorithms and techniques Code updated to Python 3.8 & TensorFlow 2.x New coverage of regression analysis, time series analysis, deep learning models, and cutting-edge applications Book Description Mastering Machine Learning Algorithms, Second Edition helps you harness the real power of machine learning algorithms in order to implement smarter ways of meeting today's overwhelming data needs. This newly updated and revised guide will help you master algorithms used widely in semi-supervised learning, reinforcement learning, supervised learning, and unsupervised learning domains. You will use all the modern libraries from the Python ecosystem - including NumPy and Keras - to extract features from varied complexities of data. Ranging from Bayesian models to the Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithm to Hidden Markov models, this machine learning book teaches you how to extract features from your dataset, perform complex dimensionality reduction, and train supervised and semi-supervised models by making use of Python-based libraries such as scikit-learn. You will also discover practical applications for complex techniques such as maximum likelihood estimation, Hebbian learning, and ensemble learning, and how to use TensorFlow 2.x to train effective deep neural networks. By the end of this book, you will be ready to implement and solve end-to-end machine learning problems and use case scenarios. What you will learn Understand the characteristics of a machine learning algorithm Implement algorithms from supervised, semi-supervised, unsupervised, and RL domains Learn how regression works in time-series analysis and risk prediction Create, model, and train complex probabilistic models Cluster high-dimensional data and evaluate model accuracy Discover how artificial neural networks work - train, optimize, and validate them Work with autoencoders, Hebbian networks, and GANs Who this book is for This book is for data science professionals who want to delve into complex ML algorithms to understand how various machine learning models can be built. Knowledge of Python programming is required.
Aspiring data science professionals can learn the Scikit-Learn library along with the fundamentals of machine learning with this book. The book combines the Anaconda Python distribution with the popular Scikit-Learn library to demonstrate a wide range of supervised and unsupervised machine learning algorithms. Care is taken to walk you through the principles of machine learning through clear examples written in Python that you can try out and experiment with at home on your own machine. All applied math and programming skills required to master the content are covered in this book. In-depth knowledge of object-oriented programming is not required as working and complete examples are provided and explained. Coding examples are in-depth and complex when necessary. They are also concise, accurate, and complete, and complement the machine learning concepts introduced. Working the examples helps to build the skills necessary to understand and apply complex machine learning algorithms. Hands-on Scikit-Learn for Machine Learning Applications is an excellent starting point for those pursuing a career in machine learning. Students of this book will learn the fundamentals that are a prerequisite to competency. Readers will be exposed to the Anaconda distribution of Python that is designed specifically for data science professionals, and will build skills in the popular Scikit-Learn library that underlies many machine learning applications in the world of Python. What You'll Learn Work with simple and complex datasets common to Scikit-Learn Manipulate data into vectors and matrices for algorithmic processing Become familiar with the Anaconda distribution used in data science Apply machine learning with Classifiers, Regressors, and Dimensionality Reduction Tune algorithms and find the best algorithms for each dataset Load data from and save to CSV, JSON, Numpy, and Pandas formats Who This Book Is For The aspiring data scientist yearning to break into machine learning through mastering the underlying fundamentals that are sometimes skipped over in the rush to be productive. Some knowledge of object-oriented programming and very basic applied linear algebra will make learning easier, although anyone can benefit from this book.
Learn advanced techniques to improve the performance and quality of your predictive models Key Features Use ensemble methods to improve the performance of predictive analytics models Implement feature selection, dimensionality reduction, and cross-validation techniques Develop neural network models and master the basics of deep learning Book Description Python is a programming language that provides a wide range of features that can be used in the field of data science. Mastering Predictive Analytics with scikit-learn and TensorFlow covers various implementations of ensemble methods, how they are used with real-world datasets, and how they improve prediction accuracy in classification and regression problems. This book starts with ensemble methods and their features. You will see that scikit-learn provides tools for choosing hyperparameters for models. As you make your way through the book, you will cover the nitty-gritty of predictive analytics and explore its features and characteristics. You will also be introduced to artificial neural networks and TensorFlow, and how it is used to create neural networks. In the final chapter, you will explore factors such as computational power, along with improvement methods and software enhancements for efficient predictive analytics. By the end of this book, you will be well-versed in using deep neural networks to solve common problems in big data analysis. What you will learn Use ensemble algorithms to obtain accurate predictions Apply dimensionality reduction techniques to combine features and build better models Choose the optimal hyperparameters using cross-validation Implement different techniques to solve current challenges in the predictive analytics domain Understand various elements of deep neural network (DNN) models Implement neural networks to solve both classification and regression problems Who this book is for Mastering Predictive Analytics with scikit-learn and TensorFlow is for data analysts, software engineers, and machine learning developers who are interested in implementing advanced predictive analytics using Python. Business intelligence experts will also find this book indispensable as it will teach them how to progress from basic predictive models to building advanced models and producing more accurate predictions. Prior knowledge of Python and familiarity with predictive analytics concepts are assumed.
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